Transportation Planning Products

Key Plans and Programs

As the metropolitan planning organization for the Kansas City region, the Mid-America Regional Council is responsible for developing and maintaining key products of the planning process.

Freight trains heading off into the sunset

Connected KC 2050

As the metropolitan transportation plan for the Kansas City region, Connected KC 2050 serves as a blueprint for managing the transportation system for the next 30 years.

Bond Bridge at sunset

Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program contains all major surface transportation projects planned to receive federal, state and local funding within the metro area that will be carried out in the next five years.

Bus and streetcar at intersection in the River Market

Unified Planning Work Program

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes the transportation planning activities MARC and other agencies propose to undertake during the next fiscal year. It promotes a unified regional approach to transportation planning in order to achieve regional goals and objectives.

People gathered around table reviewing plan for Buck O'Neil Bridge

Public Participation Plan

The Public Participation Plan (PPP) provides a framework that guides public involvement in MARC’s transportation planning projects. It specifies goals, strategies and techniques that encourage successful public participation.