The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public hearing on May 19, 2023 at 9:00 a.m., at the Lee County Administration East Building located at 2201 Second Street in Room 118, to consider amending the MPO’s FY 2022/2023 through FY 2026/2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to add a Federal Transit Administration grant to buy battery electric buses.

The public hearing will also include amendments to the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the MPO’s budget, to add a USDOT Safe Streets for All grant award and to recognize additional carry forward funding along with corresponding task changes. The TIP page with the grant information and the UPWP changes in underline and strike through format are attached.

The MPO Board will also consider the Lee and Charlotte-Punta Gorda and Lee and Collier Joint Transportation Regional Incentive Program priorities and review the draft FY 2024 through FY 2028 Transportation Improvement Program that includes the Federal and State funded transportation projects in Lee County. Additional information on the MPO Board meeting agenda can be found at

Hard copies of the documents are available by contacting the MPO offices at 239-244-2220. Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected], faxed to (239)-790-2695 or mailed to P.O. Box 150045 Cape Coral, FL 33915-0045. Written comments received by the end of the business day on Thursday, May 18, 2023 will be presented to the MPO Board members on May 19, 2023 where formal approval will be decided. Public comments may also be made at the MPO Board meeting on May 19, 2023 at 9:00a.m. at the Lee County Administration East Facility, 2201 Second Street, Room 118, Fort Myers, Florida.