Transportation Planning

The Luzerne County Department of Planning and Zoning represents the County and its 76 municipalities as a Planning Partner, along with the Lackawanna County Regional Planning Commission, in the Lackawanna-Luzerne Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization (LLTS MPO). The Transportation Planning staff works with PennDOT, Federal Highway, and Federal Transit in adopting and planning transportation related projects in the region, including: 

  • Bridges
  • Highway
  • Public transportation
  • Roads
  • Trails

Interested persons may contact our transportation planning staff with any transportation project related questions: 

Chapman, Christopher A.Transportation PlannerEmail Christopher A. Chapman570-825-1564
Schectman, Jay S.Transportation PlannerEmail Jay S. Schectman570-825-1563

Greater detail about the MPO and the Transportation Improvement Plan can be found at the MPO website.

2021-2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

The 2021-2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Lackawanna-Luzerne Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization (LLTS MPO) was adopted unanimously by that body's Coordinating Committee on Feb. 3, 2021.  Updated every five years, the LRTP is a 25-year plan that guides prioritization and investment in the region's transportation infrastructure improvement projects.

The LRTP may be viewed here.  More information can be found on the MPO webpage or by contacting Christopher Chapman via email or at 570-825-1564.