What is the Puerto Rico MPO?

The Puerto Rico Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a transportation policy board comprised of voting members including representatives from Commonwealth transportation agencies and island municipalities. The MPO is responsible for transportation planning and funding allocation in Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico MPO works with the public, planning organizations, government agencies, elected officials, and community groups to develop transportation plans.

The Department of Transportation and Public Works and the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority are the operational arm of the Puerto Rico MPO

The Puerto Rico MPO's Vision and Mission

The Puerto Rico MPO's vision is to transform transportation on the island to achieve optimum mobility while promoting economic vitality, protecting the environment, and enhancing quality of life. The mission of the Puerto Rico MPO is to guide the expenditure of federal and commonwealth transportation funds to provide an effective island wide transportation system that ensures the safe and efficient mobility of people and goods optimizes mobility choices, and enhances the environmental and economic well-being.

2040 Long Range Transportation Plan:

A major project of the MPO is the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan which will set transportation priorities for the island to the year 2040. Please visit our study website by this link or the one above.