data & resources
MPOs are required to use a performance-based approach for investment and policy decisions to guide the transportation planning process. Congress established seven transportation goals, four of which the MPO is required to monitor, establish targets for, and report on.
Public participation is an integral part of the overall transportation planning process. The information and perspectives provided through the public participation process assist decision makers and lead to a more meaningful and comprehensive planning process.
ata bus public transit
The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (aTa Bus) has been providing safe, reliable, and affordable public transportation in the Flint Hills since 1976. The services ATA provides include fixed routes in Manhattan and Junction City, including several routes to Kansas State University, and demand response in three counties.
bicycle & pedestrian count data
The Flint Hills MPO is working to fully understand the scope and impact of bicycling and walking in the region. To this end, we are collecting data through counts across the region. These counts are taken in two formats; Automated & Manual.