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.

WHAT DID We hear?



How did we receive your input?The WMPO received public comments on the draft Cape Fear Transportation 2040 plan from April 1st through April 30th, 2015. Residents of the Cape Fear region participated by attending seven regional open houses, by visiting this website, and by submitting comments online through our survey monkey link.
Click here to view comment form responses.

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


Member Jurisdiction Potential Adoption Dates:

  • 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