Transportation Planning

Transportation planning concerns the movement of people and goods for all modes of transportation. The County Transportation Planner serves as the staff of the Centre County Planning and Community Development Office and the Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCCMPO), which oversees all transportation projects that use state or federal funding. 

Centre County Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) 2050

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Aerial View of HIghway Exits/EntriesCentre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO)

The CCMPO is a comprehensive long-range transportation planning program that works closely with Centre County Planning Commission (CCPC), Centre County Planning and Communitity Development Office (CCPCDO), SEDA-COG, and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to identify and prioritize transportation improvement projects in Centre County.

Centre Area Transportation Authority

CATA VehiclePublic transportation is provided by Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA). About 500 students, senior citizens, office workers, and others take advantage of CATA's bus and van system. In January 2005, CATA became the first transit authority on the East Coast to operate an entirely natural-gas-powered fleet of vehicles.