Preparation and Coordination of Transportation System Plans
(1)ODOT shall prepare, adopt and amend a state TSP in accordance with ORS 184.618, its program for state agency coordination certified under ORS 197.180 (State agency planning responsibilities), and OAR 660-012-0030 (Determination of Transportation Needs), 660-012-0035 (Evaluation and Selection of Transportation System Alternatives), 660-012-0050 (Transportation Project Development), 660-012-0065 (Transportation Improvements on Rural Lands) and 660-012-0070 (Exceptions for Transportation Improvements on Rural Land). The state TSP shall identify a system of transportation facilities and services adequate to meet identified state transportation needs:
(a)The state TSP shall include the state transportation policy plan, modal systems plans and transportation facility plans as set forth in OAR chapter 731, division 15;
(b)State transportation project plans shall be compatible with acknowledged comprehensive plans as provided for in OAR chapter 731, division 15. Disagreements between ODOT and affected local governments shall be resolved in the manner established in that division.
(2)MPOs and counties shall prepare and amend regional TSPs in compliance with this division. MPOs shall prepare regional TSPs for facilities of regional significance within their jurisdiction. Counties shall prepare regional TSPs for all other areas and facilities:
(a)Regional TSPs shall establish a system of transportation facilities and services adequate to meet identified regional transportation needs and shall be consistent with adopted elements of the state TSP;
(b)Where elements of the state TSP have not been adopted, the MPO or county shall coordinate the preparation of the regional TSP with ODOT to assure that state transportation needs are accommodated;
(c)Regional TSPs prepared by MPOs other than metropolitan service districts shall be adopted by the counties and cities within the jurisdiction of the MPO. Metropolitan service districts shall adopt a regional TSP for areas within their jurisdiction;
(d)Regional TSPs prepared by counties shall be adopted by the county.
(3)Cities and counties shall prepare, adopt and amend local TSPs for lands within their planning jurisdiction in compliance with this division:
(a)Local TSPs shall establish a system of transportation facilities and services adequate to meet identified local transportation needs and shall be consistent with regional TSPs and adopted elements of the state TSP;
(b)Where the regional TSP or elements of the state TSP have not been adopted, the city or county shall coordinate the preparation of the local TSP with the regional transportation planning body and ODOT to assure that regional and state transportation needs are accommodated.
(4)Cities and counties shall adopt regional and local TSPs required by this division as part of their comprehensive plans. Transportation financing programs required by OAR 660-012-0040 (Transportation Financing Program) may be adopted as a supporting document to the comprehensive plan.
(5)The preparation of TSPs shall be coordinated with affected state and federal agencies, local governments, special districts, and private providers of transportation services.
(6)Mass transit, transportation, airport and port districts shall participate in the development of TSPs for those transportation facilities and services they provide. These districts shall prepare and adopt plans for transportation facilities and services they provide. Such plans shall be consistent with and adequate to carry out relevant portions of applicable regional and local TSPs. Cooperative agreements executed under ORS 197.185(2) shall include the requirement that mass transit, transportation, airport and port districts adopt a plan consistent with the requirements of this section.
(7)Where conflicts are identified between proposed regional TSPs and acknowledged comprehensive plans, representatives of affected local governments shall meet to discuss means to resolve the conflicts. These may include:
(a)Changing the draft TSP to eliminate the conflicts; or
(b)Amending acknowledged comprehensive plan provision to eliminate the conflicts;
(c)For MPOs which are not metropolitan service districts, if conflicts persist between regional TSPs and acknowledged comprehensive plans after efforts to achieve compatibility, an affected local government may petition the Commission to resolve the dispute.
Rule 660-012-0015 — Preparation and Coordination of Transportation System Plans,