8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except certain holidays.
The MPO is located on the 2nd Floor of the 2nd Floor of the Simms Municipal Building, 808 S. Buchanan St. in Downtown Amarillo. Click Here for a location map. Bilingual assistance is available.
Amarillo Metropolitan Planning Organization
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MPO Staff Contact Numbers
The MPO Staff provides support to the Policy Committee and the Technical Committee. The MPO staff also carries out three major work activities to meet specific federal requirements. The staff develops and maintains.
- the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) through a “continuing, comprehensive, and cooperative (3C)” planning process
- the biennial development of a four-year program for highway and transit improvements known as the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
- the annual adoption of a comprehensive one-year planning program. The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes and coordinates the individual transportation planning activities of all member agencies in the area.
Phone: 806-378-6293 Fax: 806.378.6062
|MPO Senior Planner
Voice: 806-378-4219 Fax: 806-378-6062
|MPO Transit Management Analyst
Department of Transportation Amarillo District Office
MPO Policy Committee Membership
The Transportation Policy Committee is the decision making body. It approves and adopts all the transportation planning activities of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
The MPO Technical Committee provides technical support to this committee. Full-time MPO staff provides support to the Policy Committee. Staff from the United States Departmen of Transportation and the Texas Department of Transportation also provides technical assistance and guidance.
|Member’s Name||Member’s Title||Representing||Elected|
|Paul Harpole||Mayor||City of Amarillo||X|
|Terry Childers||Interim City Manager||City of Amarillo|
|Mark Nair||City Commissioner||City of Amarillo||X|
|Dick Davis||Amarillo Chamber of Commerce|
|Kyle Ingham||Local Government Services Director||Panhandle Regional Planning Commission|
|H.R. Kelly||County Commissioner||Potter County||X|
|Nancy Tanner||County Judge||Potter County||X|
|Mark Benton||County Commissioner||Randall County||X|
|Ernie Houdashell||County Judge||Randall County||X|
|Brian Crawford, P.E.||District Engineer||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Kit Black, P.E.||Director Transportation Programming & Development||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Gary Holwick||MPO Director||Amarillo MPO|
|Travis Muno||Senior Transportation Planner||Amarillo MPO|
|Chris Quigley||Management Analyst||Amarillo MPO|
|Terry Nix||Urban Transportation Planner||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Kirk Fauver||Urban Planner||FHWA, Austin|
|Lori Morel||Transportation Planner||TxDOT – Austin TPP|
|Richard Neill||District Transit Planner||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Quinn Alexander||Mayor||City of Canyon||X|
|Randy Criswell||City Manager||City of Canyon|
|Gary Pitner||Director||Panhandle Regional Planning Commission|
|John Smithee||State Representative||State of Texas||X|
|Walter T. Price||State Representative||State of Texas||X|
|Kel Seliger||State Senator||State of Texas||X|
|Mac Thornberry||U. S. Representative||State of Texas||X|
*Committee Chairperson **Vice Committee Chairperson
MPO Technical Committee Membership
The Technical Advisory Committee provides technical expertise to the Policy Advisory Committee by reviewing and recommending revisions to the planning process, data collection, forecasts, the Unified Work Program, the Transportation Improvement Program, and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
Full-time MPO staff provides support to the Technical Advisory Committee. Staff from the United States Department of Transportation and the Texas Department of Transportation also provides technical assistance and guidance.
|Holwick, Gary||Amarillo MPO|
|Muno, Travis||Amarillo MPO|
|Quigley, Chris||Amarillo MPO|
|Vacant||City of Amarillo|
|Schniederjan, Kyle, P.E.||City of Amarillo|
|Fawver, AJ||City of Amarillo|
|Reese, Dan||City of Canyon|
|Ysaguirre, Sebastin||Potter County|
|Sorrell, Tim||Randall County|
|Crawford, Brian, P.E||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Black, Kit, P.E.||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Johnson, Blair, P.E.||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Wimberley, John||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Nix, Terry||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Hochstein, Randy, P.E.||TxDOT, Amarillo|
|Neill, Richard||TxDOT, Amarillo|