Planners use map data to visualize current and future projects. Geographic Information Systems allow us to analyze the effects of transportation projects and calculate projected changes to populations. Use our apps to learn about projects, submit your ideas and observations, or navigate through the regional network of bicycle lanes and sidewalks.

GIS users may download selected datasets for use in professional mapping applications.

Please contact Jason Deckman at jason.deckman@ctcog.org for any technical difficulties with the web maps.

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Transportation projects start life as a concept and are developed through several stages to include engineering, right-of-way, and environmental clearance. Projects are first listed in the KTMPO Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) which encompasses all aspects of transportation planning within the KTMPO region. Projects are broken into Short Range Funded, Long Range Funded, and Unfunded, based upon funding anticipated to be secured over the 25-year planning horizon. Once funding is dedicated to a project, it will be listed in the Transportation Improvement Progam (TIP), which is the 4-year transportation planning document that includes a detailed listing of projects reasonably expected to begin construction within a 4 year period. Use the filters in this app to display only projects from specific plans or functional categories. Turn individual layers on and off, use the search tool to locate a project, and click on the project symbol for more information.

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Our Bicycle and Pedestrian App lets you locate transportation networks for non-motorized users. Turn the various layers on and off to locate bike lanes, jogging paths, hiking trails, sidewalks, and transit facilities.

We know that there is a great need for expanded alternative transportation modes. Use the editing tools to show us where you would like to see a new facility added in your neighborhood. If an existing path or sidewalk hasn’t been mapped yet, draw it in and we’ll include it for everyone’s benefit.

The Points of Interest and Transit layers are there to help you get from place to place and anticipate what you will find at your destination.

Please use this user guide to figure out how to use the Bike and Pedestrian App.

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Keeping traffic moving on Interstate 35 and our local highways provides uncountable economic benefits. Freight traffic is a key part of our economy and increasing safety for all transportation users is a primary goal at KTMPO. You can help us achieve our goals of supporting economic opportunities and improving safety by raising awareness of potential hazards. Use our Freight and Safety Map to make edits and drop markers where you see a potential hazard area in our regional transportation network.

Please use this user guide to figure out how to use the Freight and Safety App.

Project maps

GIS Data downloads

Environmental Justice Communities of Concern (EJCOC) have been identified in our Public Participation Plan. The areas selected met one or more of the following criteria:

  • Census tracts with fifty percent or more of the population
    categorized as Low-to-Moderate Income by HUD.
  • Census tracts with fifty percent or more of the population identifies as minority (Black; Asian or Pacific Islander, American Indian, Eskimo or Aleut; Other Race).
  • Census tracts with twenty-five percent or more persons of Hispanic or Latino descent.

File format: ESRI shapefile (.shp) in compressed file (.zip)
File size: 90kb

Download EnvJusticeFY15.zip

Transportation Projects are listed in the Metropolitan Transportation Plan and reflect the expected improvements over a 25-year planning horizon. These projects are scored and ranked by the Technical Advisory Committee using our Project Selection Criteria (MTP 2040 Appedix B-1). These criteria were developed in 2016 in order to re-evaluate our existing project list. Projects were submitted in August and the final ranked listing was approved by the Transportation Planning Policy Board on November 16, 2016.

The geodatabase contains a line feature class to represent roadways, trails, or livability projects; and a point feature class to represent bridges, rail crossings,  and interchanges. Two layer files are included to show our standard symbology.

File format: ESRI geodatabase (.gdb) in compressed file (.zip)
File size: 116KB

Download MTP projects – Geodatabase

Our Congestion Management Process (CMP) provides a framework for identifying congestion problems and possible solutions. The CMP employs a number of data sources, to include traffic volumes and speeds, historical patterns and public surveys, in order to identify and prioritize the most congested highway and road segments in the KTMPO region.

File format: ESRI shapefile (.shp) in compressed file (.zip)
File size: 22 kb

Download CMP Congested Corridors

Sidewalks, trails, bicycle lanes and other paths form an important part of our transportation network. our Regional Thoroughfare Plan contains detailed plans from cities throughout the region. Attend a meeting of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) to get involved! Use our BikePed map (as linked above) for the most current maps of the active transportation network, or download the shapefile (as of 30 Dec 2016) to use in your own maps.

File format: ESRI shapefile (.shp) in compressed file (.zip)
File size: 974kb

Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

Approved on June 25, 2009, the KTMPO Metropolitan Area Boundary (MAB) encompasses all of Bell County, portions of Lampasas and Coryell Counties, and portions of Fort Hood.

Our boundary contains 14 incorporated cities and has an area of more than 1,200 square miles. It encompasses the urbanized area and the contiguous geographical area likely to become urbanized within the 25-year forecast period covered by the Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

File format: Two ESRI shapefiles in a compressed file (.zip)
File size: 26kb

Download KTMPO_Boundary.zip

Approved in February 2015, the adjusted Urbanized Area (UZA) encompasses the two densely populated areas of the MPO – Killeen and Temple. Commonly referred to as the “smoothed boundary”, it includes both Census-designated Urban Areas in our region into a consolidated planning boundary.

The adjusted urban area boundary is a significant factor in developing the functional classification of roadways into urban/rural designations.

File format: ESRI shapefile in a compressed file (.zip)
File size: 86kb

Download KTMPO Smoothed UZA_Boundary.zip