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 (LLTSMPO). 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

Municipalities may contact our transportation planning staff with any transportation project related questions. Contact the Department office to be connected with Matthew C. Jones, AICP , Director /Zoning Officer, or Chris Chapman, Transportation Planner. Greater detail about the MPO and the Transportation Improvement Plan can be found at the MPO website.