Reports & Studies

COTPA Long Range Plan

The Long Range Plan (LRP) was adopted by COTPA in 2001. It is a regionwide guide for transit?셲 future which improved community awareness and contains policies and general implementation strategies. The 2005 COTPA FGS Plan is a more specific blueprint that was one of the objectives among the plan?셲 various short, medium and long-range aims.  The 2001 Long Range Plan addressed many other issues. One key feature is how the LRP suggests funding sources, such as a dedicated sales tax, for the future capital and operating costs of public transportation. 

Long-Range Plan Findings (1 mb)
Long-Range Plan (1.6 mb)

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2030 Fixed Guideway Plan

The Fixed Guideway Study (FGS) identifies potential transportation solutions that improve connections among the Greater Oklahoma City's growth centers, enhance economic development opportunities, improve mobility, expand transportation options and improve air quality.

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Alternatives Analysis (AA)

The Greater Downtown Circulator AA is the first planning step toward carrying out the metro area?셲 Fixed Guideway Study but focuses only on downtown needs. The AA has recommended the streetcar as the best overall route. The alternative route alignments studied would link various sub districts and all AA options will feature an enhancement of the adjacent current METRO Transit bus system.  

Map of LPA

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2030 Oklahoma City Area Regional Transportation Study (OCARTS) Plan

The next 25 years will present significant challenges and opportunities in the Central Oklahoma region. The region is projected to add over 300,000 new residents. It will continue to diversify and, as the baby boom generation matures, it will grow older as a region. The region is projected to add 200,000 jobs and will depend on quality transportation systems to maintain economic and community growth.


The 2030 OCARTS Plan considers the forecasted demands on the current transportation system and, with the input of local governments, stakeholders and community groups, strives to create a more efficient system that will meet the challenges of the future.

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OKC Urban Coordinated Plan

The plan concentrates on human services needs and calls for increased municipal, county and state funding for public transportation. It also raises awareness regarding the benefits of coordination for and sharing of agency vehicles. The Oklahoma City Urban Area Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan or ?쏞oordinated Plan??was adopted in 2007. This plan also plans the spending for two Federal grant programs: the FTA Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) and the FTA New Freedom grants.  

OKC Urban Coordinated Plan (3.3 mb)