Kerr-Tar Regional Transportation Planning Organization (KTRPO)

Rural Regional Transportation Planning Organizations (RPOs):

  • Mandated under a state law passed in July 2000 and implemented in 2002
  • Required the establishment of RPOs to work cooperatively with the state to plan rural regional transportation
  • Advise the Department of Transportation on rural transportation policy (Senate Bill 1195, Article 17, General Statute 136-210 through 213)
  • Over 4 million North Carolinians are served by 19 RPOs

The Kerr-Tar RPO facilitates regional transportations planning and public engagement for the following five counties:  Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, and Warren.


  • KTRPO is comprised of two committees
    • Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC):  consists of local elected officials and a NC Board of Transportation member
      • Establishes goals, priorities, and objectives of the RPO, rewviews and recommends changes to comprehensive transportation plans, reviews, and approves an annual plan of work
      • Reviews and prioritizes transportation improvment projects for submission to the NCDOT
    • Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC):  consists of staff members from local government members, agencies, and NCDOT
      • Provide guidance and recommendations to the TAC

2021 Meeting Schedule for KTRPO TAC/TCC (tentative)

Until further notice, all meetings will be held via Zoom.  Meetings are held from 3:00-5:00 pm.  When in-person meetings resume, they will be held at the KTCOG Office, Vance County School Boardroom, 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson, NC.  Zoom and call in options will remain available.

January–No Meeting Scheduled

February 25

March 25

April 22

May 27–Meeting cancelled

June 24

July–No Meeting Scheduled

August 26

September 23

October 28

November–No Meeting Scheduled

December–No Meeting Scheduled

*Please note, meeting dates are subject to change in order to accommodate NCDOT deadlines.