ODOT Seeks Public Comment on
Long-Range Transportation Plan


COLUMBUS (Monday, August 13, 2012) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), as part of updating its long-range transportation plan, is seeking public comment on the future of Ohio’s transportation system.

Access Ohio 2040, the newest version of ODOT’s long-range transportation plan, is currently being updated and expected to be finalized summer of 2013. The plan will help set the stage for ODOT transportation policies and investment strategies for the coming years. Access Ohio 2040 is an update to the previous plan, Access Ohio 2030, which was released in 2004. The new plan will include the latest data to forecast trends and analyze issues affecting transportation throughout the state.

The public will be given multiple opportunities over the next year to provide input into the development of Access Ohio 2040. A survey on customer preferences for the future of transportation in Ohio is currently available on the Access Ohio website, http://access.ohio.gov 

In addition, Access Ohio outpost locations are set up across the state to allow the public an opportunity to review and comment on the latest plan documents. Locations will be set up at all ODOT district headquarters as well as select other locations. The locations and addresses are:

ODOT Offices:

  • ODOT District 1: 1885 North McCullough St. –  Lima, Ohio 45801
  • ODOT District 2: 317 East Poe Rd. –  Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • ODOT District 3: 906 Clark Avenue – Ashland, Ohio 44805
  • ODOT District 4: 2088 S. Arlington Road. – Akron, Ohio 44306
  • ODOT District 5: 9600 Jacksontown Road – Jacksontown, OH  43030
  • ODOT District 6: 400 E. William Street – Delaware, Ohio 43015 
  • ODOT District 7: 1001 Saint Marys Avenue - Sidney, Ohio 45365
  • ODOT District 8: 505 S. State Route 741 – Lebanon, Ohio  45036
  • ODOT District 9: 650 Eastern Avenue – Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
  • ODOT District 10: 338 Muskingum Drive – Marietta, Ohio 45750
  • ODOT District 11: 2201 Reiser Ave. – New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
  • ODOT District 12: 5500 Transportation Blvd. – Garfield Heights, OH  44125
  • ODOT Central Office: 1980 West Broad Street –  Columbus Ohio 43223


Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Additional Locations:

  • Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS): 806 CitiCenter – 146 South High Street –  Akron, Ohio 44308
  • Stark County Regional Planning Commission (SCATS): 201 3rd St N.E., Suite 201– Canton, Ohio 44702
  • Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI): 720 East Pete Rose Way, Suite 420 –Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA): 1299 Superior Ave. –  Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC): 111 Liberty Street, Suite 100 – Columbus, OH 43215
  • Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC): 1 South Main Street, Suite 260 –  Dayton, OH 45402
  • KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission: 214 Fourth Street – Huntington, WV 25712
  • Lima-Allen County Regional Planning Commission (LACRPC): 130 West North Street –  Lima, OH 45801
  • Licking County Area Transportation Study, Licking County Administration Building: 20 South Second Street, Newark, OH 43058
  • Richland County Regional Planning Commission (RCRPC): 35 Park Street North –  Mansfield, OH 44902
  • Erie Regional Planning Commission (ERPC): 2900 Columbus Avenue – Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee (CCSTCC): 3130 E. Main Street, Suite 2A –  Springfield, OH 45505
  • Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission (BHJ): 124 North Fourth Street, Second Floor –   Steubenville, OH 43952
  • Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG): 300 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive –   Toledo, OH 43697
  • Bel-O-Mar Regional Council and Interstate Planning Commission (Bel-O-Mar): 105 Bridge Street Plaza –   Wheeling, WV 26003
  • Eastgate Regional Council of Governments (Eastgate): City Centre One–   100 E. Federal St., Suite 1000 –  Youngstown, OH 44503
  • Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA): 326 Highland Ave – Cambridge, OH 43725
  • Maumee Valley Planning Organization (MVPO): 1300 E Second St. – Defiance, OH 45312
  • Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development Commission: 1400 Pike St. – Marietta, OH 45750
  • City of Wooster: 538 N Market St. – Wooster, OH 44691
  • City of Lancaster: 104 E Main St. – Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Cty of Zanesville: 401 Market Street– Zanesville, OH 43701
  • City of Marion: 233 West Center Street – Marion, Ohio 43302
  • Hancock County Regional Planning Commission: 318 Dorney Plz # 306 – Findlay, OH 45840

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For more information,  contact: Steve Faulkner, ODOT Press Secretary, at 614-644-7101, steve.faulkner@dot.state.oh.us or your local ODOT District Communications Office