MVRPC has served the planning needs of the Miami Valley in Southwest Ohio since 1964. MVRPC serves as the MPO for Montgomery , Miami, Greene Counties, plus a portion of Warren county. MVRPC also provides Regional and Environmental planning support for members in seven counties.
MVRPC members appoint representatives to sit on various committees. These various committees are organized based on subject matter, and are charged with making recommendations to the full Board based on staff recommendations on issues.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities. MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities, develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region. MVRPC performs various regional planning activities, including air quality, water quality, transportation, land use, research and GIS. As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), MVRPC is responsible for transportation planning in Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties and parts of northern Warren County. MVRPC's areawide water quality planning designation encompasses five (5) counties: Darke, Preble plus the three MPO counties.
MVRPC’s Board of Directors is a decision-making body and is comprised of elected officials of local government organizations and representatives other non-governmental organizations, such as local chambers of commerce, regional transit authorities, special districts, higher education institutions, private businesses including utility companies, and state agencies such as Ohio Department of Transportation.
Under the leadership of the Executive Director, MVRPC employs 16 technical staff, bringing together over 160 years of planning experience conducting regional transportation, land use, environment planning, research, and GIS. The staff’s expertise covers various subject areas including: regional transportation, land use, environmental planning, program management, public policy development, Geographic Information Systems, travel demand forecasting modeling, database management, public relations, marketing, strategic planning, visioning, survey research, meeting facilitation, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. In addition, MVRPC employs a five-member administrative team. The information below highlights selected regional planning programs at MVRPC.
Moving Ahead is an informational brochure about MVRPC activities which was published in 2013. This brochure gives an overview of all of MVRPC's ongoing projects and role in Regional transportation, environmental and land use planning.
The Technical Advisory Committee is a permanent committed appointed by members of the Commission to represent their respective organizations, that is responsible for working with the Executive Director and to advise the Board of Directors on technical issues or other delegated and assigned matters.
The table of organization lists the MVRPC professional staff who assist the Board and committees to work on the Region's priorities.