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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Public Comment Period: Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP)

Public Comment Bike Ped

The Gaston Cleveland Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) has established a Public Comment Period to amend the 2020-2029 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) and the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) identifies the transportation projects that GCLMPO and NCDOT plan to undertake over the next ten years. The GCLMPO’s 2020-2029 MTIP is being modified to reflect the following amendments to the 2020-2029 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP):


Cramerton-McAdenville Greenway Connector. Construct greenway connecting paved trail at South Fork Village in Cramerton to Riverside Drive in McAdenville, following the South Fork of the Catawba River.



FY 21 - $78,000 (CMAQ)

FY 21 - $20,000 (L) 


FY 21 - $41,000 (CMAQ)

FY 21 - $10,000 (L) 


FY 21 - $321,000 (CMAQ)

FY 21 - $332,000 (L)


In addition, the GCLMPO’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) needs to be amended to include C-5704: Cramerton-McAdenville Greenway Connector as a new bike/ped project in HY 2025.


Additional information can be obtained by visiting the MPO’s website at


The public may also provide comments during the virtual GCLMPO TCC Meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am and the virtual Board Meeting on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm.


Written comments may also be sent by mail, email, or fax to the following address:


Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln MPO

Attn: Randi Gates, Principal Transportation Planner

PO Box 1748

Gastonia, NC 28053

FAX: 704-869-1960


All written comments must be received by April 30, 2021.




The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln MPO hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related acts and statutes. Title VI and related statutes prohibiting discrimination in Federally assisted programs require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance.


Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice regarding the Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln MPO programs has a right to file a formal complaint with the GCLMPO, within one hundred and eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discrimination occurrence. For instructions on how to file a complaint, or additional information regarding GCLMPO’s nondiscrimination obligations, please contact Randi Gates at 704-854-6604 or


Individuals requiring special accommodations when attending this public meeting and/or if this information is needed in an alternative format because of a disability, should contact the City of Gastonia Human Resources Department, located in City Hall at 181 S. South Street, telephone (704-866-6786), fax (704-836-0022) or by email: The Human Resources Department requests at least 72 hours’ notice prior to the meeting to make the appropriate arrangements.


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