Regional Transportation Plan

Welcome to the Northern Middlesex Regional Transportation Plan.  This page has been put together by the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments in an effort to provide information to the public and local officials regarding the Regional Transportation Plan for 2040. 

The Regional Transportation Plan identifies and analyzes transportation infrastructure and service improvement needs in the Northern Middlesex region. Covering a 25-year planning horizon, the plan includes strategies for developing an integrated multi-modal transportation network including pedestrian, biking and motorized travel. The RTP is updated every four years, in accordance with federal requirements.  The updated plan identifies existing and projected transportation needs and guides the prioritization of federal transportation investments.

The final 2016-2040 RTP has been endorsed by the Northern Middlesex MPO.  Links to the document are below.  Any comments can be sent to

Full Document (excludes Appendices)

List of Individual Chapters:


Translations of the RTP executive Summary:

At the March 8th, 2016 NMMPO meeting, members endorsed  a self certification compliance statement regarding Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) requirements for MPO's.  These requirements include the evaluation and tracking of GHG emissions and impacts for RTP and TIP documents.  A link to the full compliance statement is available here.

NMMPO GWSA Self Certification Compliance Statement

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