The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, building on the work completed through the Southwest Area Study and Northeast Area Study, has initiated the Southeast Area Study which includes all or part of eleven municipalities and portions of Wake and Johnston counties. The Southeast Area Study will update CAMPO’s overall Comprehensive Transportation Plan and will produce project priorities to be included in the next Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
Planning should be done by community leaders, citizens, and stakeholders. The Southeast Area Study team encourages participation throughout the process so the plan reflects the region’s needs and values. As a participant, you add tremendous value to the process and help us understand how to achieve desired results. Choose the ways that feel most comfortable and let your voice be heard.
Read about our Public Engagement Plan. It includes our strategy and methods for achieving broad-scale representation for the Southeast Area Study.
Targeted stakeholder interviews in September 2016 provided helpful feedback on the land use component of the study. Click here to view the information presented at these meetings.
Additional targeted stakeholder interviews in November 2016 provided feedback about preliminary transportation recommendations. Click here to view the information presented at these meetings.
We will be hosting two public symposia over the course of the Southeast Area Study. These workshops will be the primary opportunity for community members to interact with the project team in person.
The first public symposium took place on October 8, 2015, from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Clayton Center’s Council Chambers. The project team received feedback from residents and workers in the Southeast Area regarding transportation and development needs and planning priorities. Click here for a summary of the input received at this symposium.
The second public symposium took place on January 12, 2017, from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Clayton Center’s Council Chambers. The project team shared the results of the land use scenario planning process and solicited feedback from the public about roadway, transit, and bicycle/pedestrian recommendations using a budget allocation exercise.
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Two project committees will help guide the Southeast Area Study process:
The Southeast Area Study draws from previous planning efforts, stakeholder input, land use scenario planning, market analysis, and travel demand modeling to recommend multimodal projects in the study area that reinforce community values and the planning themes of the study, which include:
The Southeast Area Study will require numerous maps, exhibits, data, and summary documents. Join our mailing list to be the first to know when maps and documents are added.
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The project team for the Southeast Area Study is being led by representatives from the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Upper Coastal Plain Rural Planning Organization, and NCDOT. Kimley-Horn and Associates is leading the consultant team for this effort.
Please feel free to contact any of the representatives listed here to learn more about or offer feedback on the Southeast Area Study. Don’t forget to join our mailing list to stay informed.
Allison Fluitt | Kimley-Horn
Stephen Stansbery | Kimley-Horn
Alex Rickard | CAMPO
James Salmons | UCPRPO
Rupal Desai | NCDOT