Metropolitan Kansas City's
Long-Range Transportation Plan

Stay updated on the Transportation Outlook 2040 update process — visit the process archive page.

Our archive shows the workshop items from our previous public input meetings, along with the 2010 plan develop processes.




MARC Board meeting

Together, we envision: A safe, balanced, regional multimodal transportation system that is coordinated with land-use planning, supports equitable access to opportunities and protects the environment.

The Transportation Outlook 2040 policy framework includes:

  • Accessibility
  • Climate change/energy use
  • Economic vitality
  • Environment
  • Place making
  • Public health
  • Safety and security
  • System conditions
  • System performance

Get To Know The Plan

Transportation Outlook 2040 serves as a blueprint for managing the region's transportation system. The plan identifies transportation improvements for the next three decades and is made up of these elements:

Regional vision
Plan goals
Land-use direction
Adopted growth forecast
Transportation projects
Performance measures

Public Input

Join MARC’s new online community engagement panel

MARC invites area residents to join its new online community engagement panel, Community Pulse, at MARC has contracted with an independent market research firm to develop a 1,000-member online panel of area residents to participate in surveys, polls and discussions about specific regional issues. Anyone can learn more and request to join the panel by visiting and clicking on “Click here to join now.” Those interested in joining the panel will be asked to complete a profile questionnaire to ensure a demographic balance of panelists from across the region and allow MARC to target future surveys and polls to particular audiences.

Plan Update & Next Step

Plan Update:

MARC worked with the public and stakeholders to develop a policy framework and a set of wide-ranging goals — major outcomes we want to achieve with our transportation investments. This framework serves as the foundation for the plan’s vision and will help guide the development of supportive implementation strategies and investment priorities into the future.

Updated policy framework approved by MARC Board of Directors on Jan. 28, 2014.

Next Step:

Identifying area needs, financial resources and priorities: Spring/Summer 2014