Public Comment Sought For 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Pan

27 April 2023

Beginning Monday, May 1st, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments will open the public comment period for the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. The plan identifies strategies and projects for maintaining and improving the transportation system over a twenty-year planning horizon for Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Every five years, Eastgate is required to update this document by identifying trends, working with stakeholders to develop a collective vision and goals, and by recommending strategies.

The 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan includes a list of 134 short term projects, resulting in over $284 million in infrastructure investment, as well as 50 long term projects estimated at $118 million in investment. Projects include roadway resurfacing, bridge replacement, intersection enhancements, technology upgrades, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, and others.

The public is encouraged to comment on the draft until close of business on Friday, May 19th. A public meeting will be held for anyone who would like to join on Thursday, May 4th, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Eastgate offices, located at: 100 E Federal Street, Suite 1000, Youngstown, OH 44503. Comments can be submitted to Justin Mondok, Director of Planning & Development, by email at, in-person during normal business hours or by postal mail at Eastgate’s office (100 East Federal Street, Suite 1000, Youngstown, OH 44503).

The Draft 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan document will be available beginning Monday, May 1st here: Metropolitan Transportation Plan.

The comment form can be found here.