Metropolitan planning organization

March 30, 2010 - 8:08am

After conducting a study of regional airports at the request of two congressmen, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the federal government fund airport projects that are consistent with regional airport system plans (Rasp) that would help develop additional airport capacity.

May 9, 2008 - 7:27am

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta has asked governors, local officials–such as airport directors and metropolitan planning organizations–and other transportation leaders to nominate high-priority projects that the Transportation Department can give expedited agency reviews for permits.