Northwest Commission Studies and Plans

The Northwest Commission partners with municipalities and PennDOT to complete studies throughout the region.  Please find below links to recent studies completed throughout the region.

Northwest RPO Public Participation Plan 

2021 Coordinated Plan with Appendices

2020-2045 Northwest Long Range Transportation Plan

2020 Venango County Regional Airport Air Cargo Feasibility Study

2019 Pennsylvania Regional Operations Plan (ROP) – Northwest Region

2018 Route 27 Operational & Safety Improvement Study

2018 Route 6 Bypass & Exit Ramp Feasibility Study

2018 Bus Stop Guidelines: Design and Amenity Standards

2018 Bus Stop Inventory, Assessment, and Recommendations

2018 Crawford Area Transportation Authority Strategic Business Plan

2017 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan

2017 Regional Freight Study Final Report

2017 Rideshare Program Feasibility Study Executive Summary

2017 Rideshare Program Feasibility Study Final Draft

2017 City of Franklin Pedestrian & Bicycle Connection Master Plan

2016 Northwest PA Transit Regionalization Study Final Report

2016 Clarion Area Relief Route Study

Appendix – Clarion Area Relief Route Study 2016

2016 SR8 and DeBence Drive/Polk Cut Off Traffic Impact Study

Appendices – SR8 & DeBence Drive/ Polk Cut Off Traffic Impact Study

2016 Northwest RPO Redundant Bridge Study

Exhibit 1 – Initial Map
Exhibit 2 – Candidate Section Flowchart
Exhibit 3 – Possible Bridges for Closure Map

2014 Northwest RPO Traffic Signals Inventory & Improvement Program

2012 Sugarcreek/Franklin Complete Streets PCTI Study

2011 New Bethlehem: A Trail Town

2011 Redbank Valley Trail Feasibility Study

2010 Route 62 Smart Transportation Study

2010 Route 8 Land Use & Transportation Study

2009 Titusville Truck Study Final Report

2007 Pennsylvania Regional Operations Plan (Northwest Region)

2006 Freight Analysis



Transportation Advisory Committee

Transportation Planning

Transportation Alternatives

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

NW Commission Studies/Plans

District 10-0 Homepage

District 1-0 Homepage


For additional information  please contact:

Travis Siegel
Manager, Regional Planning  
P: 814.677.4800 x123
F: 814.677.7663


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