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Transportation Planning

Transportation Planning performed by the Council of Governments includes staffing for the Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Study (SKATS), which is the designated federal Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Salem-Keizer urbanized area. 

COG staff also assist ODOT with transportation planning in support of the Mid-Willamette Area Commission on Transportation (MWACT), which provides recommendations on transportation projects and planning within the MWACT area of Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties.

Click the boxes on this page for more information about SKATS and MWACT.