Cost and Revenues

Planning-level cost estimates for the 2040 LRTP were developed for each mode, including roadway,bicycle, pedestrian, and transit using the 2015 LRE Costing Tool provided by FDOT District One.

Project Updates

Major road widening projects are scheduled for construction in Charlotte County. Piper Road North improvements are scheduled for Fall 2019 completion.


2040 LRTP

The Charlotte Transportation Plan (CTP) is the Long Range Transportation Plan for Charlotte County through 2040. It is a 25-year vision of how to meet our community’s transportation needs and expectations.



Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC), Bike-Ped Advisory Committee (BPAC) and Local Coodrinated Board (LCB) Committee positions were filled and confirmed at the MPO Board meeting. Current updated rosters can be found on each Committee/Board’s page.

Latest News

MPO meeting is scheduled on March 8,2018 2:00 p.m. at Murdock Administrative Building – Agenda


February 14, 2018 TAC Meeting – Agenda Addendum)

February 14, 2018 CAC Meeting – Agenda Addendum)

March 8, 2018 MPO Meeting- ( FY 2017/2018 – FY 2021/2022 TIP Amendment – Advertisement)

For the complete upcoming meetings please go to the calendar page.


MPO coordinates with local entities regarding the transportation network within the MPO Planning Area Boundary


The Charlotte County – Punta Gorda MPOs planning area boundary includes Charlotte County, City of Punta Gorda and southwest portion of DeSoto County.

Gary Harrell Executive  Director,

Wendy Scott Planner II,

Gene Klara Planner II,

Lakshmi Gurram Planner III

Bekie Leslie- Admin Coordinator

Every five years, a major update of the Transit Development Plan (TDP) is required from Charlotte County government to maintain continued eligibility for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307 funds and State Transit Block Grant funds.

Executive Summary

Complete Transit Development Plan

The Charlotte County – Punta Gorda MPO recognizes that an effective participation

process is a vital element in the development and implementation of transportation plans and programs.

2016 Public Participation Plan

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a staged, multi-year, intermodal program of transportation projects which is consistent with the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

2017/2018-2021/2022 Transportation Improvement Program

Title VI and Discrimination Policy 

The MPO’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary who believes he or she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age. national origin, disability, or familial status may file a complaint with the Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPO Title Vl Coordinator Wendy W. Scott at (941) 883-3535 or by writing her at 25550 Harbor View Road, Suite 4, Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Title VI and Discrimination Policy