KTMPO

The Organization

The Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization is responsible for establishing a comprehensive transportation planning process for the greater area around Killeen and Temple. The MPO is comprised of a Policy Board and Technical Committee whose members are community and county elected officials or are appointed by those officials. By federal and state law, an MPO must be in operation in every urbanized area with a population over 50,000 people.

The KTMPO Boundary encompasses the following cities: Bartlett, Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Holland, Kempner, Killeen, Little River/Academy, Morgan's Point Resort, Nolanville, Rogers, Salado, Temple, and Troy. We cover all of Bell County and parts of Lampasas and Coryell Counties along with portions of Fort Hood.

KTMPO was previously known as the Killeen-Temple Urban Transportation Study (K-TUTS). The Board voted in November 2009 to change the name as part of several amendments to the ByLaws.

Staff offices are located in the Planning and Regional Services Division of the Central Texas Council of Governments (CTCOG) building located at 2180 North Main Street in Belton, Texas. The main phone number for CTCOG is (254) 770-2200.

For more information on KTMPO, please download our icon Citizen's Guide (324.32 kB) (trifold brochure) or our iconFact Sheet) (also available in SPANISH).

All publications are available for public viewing and printing.

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Get the Facts

The KTMPO region contains over 3600 miles of roads:
1054 miles of Farm-Market roads, 361 miles of US Highways, 202 miles of State Highways, and 71 miles of Interstate Highways, plus other local roads.
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372,945 people live in the KTMPO region (2010 Census)
This area grew by 19.8% in the last decade.
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267,823 vehicles were registered in Bell County in 2010.
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Daily vehicle miles traveled in Bell County: 5,796,343 (2009, TxDOT)
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The highest traffic volume can be found near the intersection of US 190 and SH 195, where average daily counts can exceed 100,000 vehicles.

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