Connections | FALL 2016

Airplanes Painted on Roundabouts

When three new multi-lane roundabouts were installed at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport, PennDOT’s District 4 immediately began receiving an incredible amount of feedback from the public.  And because these were the first roundabouts for the area, some loved the concept of a roundabout while others found them to be rather confusing. When Berne Milarck travelled to the airport for the first time last year, she fell into the latter category.  She described her attempt to navigate from the interstate to the airport terminal as “frightening”. READ MORE

Federal Functional Class Maps Update

The Lackawanna/Luzerne MPO staff recently took part in a kickoff meeting to update the designation of roads on the Federal Functional Class network.  The goal is to have the Functional Class maps updated after the Census in 10 year cycles.  The MPO last updated the network was in 2004.  The meeting was held at Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and included staff from multiple areas of the northeast part of Pennsylvania, including staff from LLTS MPO, NEPA, Northern Tier, Federal Highways, PennDOT Central Office and District 4-0. READ MORE

Observations in Transportation

Transportation, it influences and shapes a region and its society-this is why I pursued the field of Planning. I previously had the opportunity to experience different cities and states and see transportation applied in different settings. Most recently, I was able to utilize many means of transportation to reach my goal of visiting Yellowstone National Park. I drove to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre Airport, after a few layovers I flew to Denver, met my friend and we drove through the state of Wyoming and eventually arrived in Yellowstone. With nearly 600 miles of vast Wyoming landscape...READ MORE


LLTS MPO Website Launch!

On September 15, 2016, the Lackawanna Luzerne Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization launched a brand new website. is now the home for everything involving the MPO’s transportation projects in Lackawanna and Luzerne County.

At the home page, you can find background information about the MPO, recent newsworthy articles and a calendar of upcoming meetings.  While you are there, sign up for the newsletter and browse around.

The heart of the website is the archive of MPO plans and documents, including the 2015-2040 Long Range Transportation Plan, Public Participation Plan...READ MORE


Winter 2017 LTAP Class Schedule

Salt and Snow Management

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Stroud Township Building

1211 North 5th Street

Stroudsburg, PA 18360

(570) 421-3362


Traffic Signs Basics

Thursday, February 16, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


135 Jefferson Avenue, 2nd Floor | Scranton, PA 18503 | Phone 570-963-6400

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