Wilmington Urban Area

Metropolitan Planning Organization

The Wilmington MPO is the federally-funded federally-mandated regional transportation planning organization for the lower cape fear region.


Wilmington MPO Planning Area Boundary >

Cape Fear Transportation 2040 is the federally-mandated metropolitan transportation plan for the Wilmington Urban Area. It was adopted on November 18, 2015 and is viewable here. Within 2 months of the Adoption of the plan this website will be shut down. Cape Fear Transportation 2040 information will be kept current at www.wmpo.org

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  • 8/13 -Town of Wrightsville Beach ADOPTED
  • 8/17 -New Hanover County ADOPTED
  • 8/17 -Brunswick County ADOPTED
  • 8/20 -Town of Navassa ADOPTED
  • 8/24 -Pender County ADOPTED
  • 8/24 -Town of Belville ADOPTED
  • 8/27 -Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority ADOPTED
  • 9/1 -City of Wilmington ADOPTED
  • 9/8 -Town of Carolina Beach ADOPTED
  • 9/15 - Town of Kure Beach ADOPTED
  • 9/17 - Town of Leland ADOPTED
  • 11/18 - WMPO Transportation Advisory Committee ADOPTED