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Transportation Master Plan (TMP)

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What is the TMP?

The Transportation Master Plan (TMP) guides the city's plans and investments in transportation. First adopted in 1989, the TMP has laid the foundation for the Community Transit Network (the city's system of buses), the multi-modal path system and underpasses, the Eco Pass and more. It also helps guide investments in operating and maintaining the current transportation system.

The most recent TMP pdf was adopted in 2014, and is built on more than 20 years of consistent policy direction that has focused on safety, providing access to all users, reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and integrating with regional transportation developments. The TMP also integrates with broader community goals reflected in the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan and the city’s Sustainability Framework and Climate Commitment.

The TMP is really the Boulder community's plan. About every five years, city staff reach out to the community to learn whether the current goals and policy direction still reflect the community's values.

Provide Feedback Online

Visit Be Heard Boulder , the city's new online engagement platform, to provide feedback on the TMP update.

2018/2019 Transportation Master Plan Update

In March 2018, the city launched the latest update with a public open house and panel discussion featuring nationally recognized visionaries on sustainable transportation, regional mobility, emerging technologies and walkable neighborhoods.

The 2018-2019 TMP Update page is your resource for all of the latest information on this process.

Pedestrian Plan Update

During the last TMP update in 2014 the City of Boulder updated the Transit Plan (Renewed Vision for Transit). With the 2018 TMP update the city will be diving into all things pedestrian, including sidewalks, multi-use paths, underpasses, pedestrian crossings and more.

Get ready to join the conversation. Learn more on the Pedestrian Plan update page.

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Report on Progress

The Transportation Division publishes a Report on Progress every two years that assesses progress in the goals and objectives laid out in the 2014 TMP.


Learn More About the Transportation Master Plan

The 2014 Transportation Master Plan Update pdf is the most recent adopted update to the TMP, and was a community effort to make Boulder's transportation system more accessible and sustainable for generations to come.  The plan is organized around five focus areas, Complete Streets, Regional Travel, Transportation Demand Management, Funding, and Sustainability.

Previous TMP Update Files

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