A member of the North Carolina Board of Transportation is also a voting member. Non-voting members on the Board are from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission and the Union County towns of Lake Park and Marvin.
It is the CRTPO’s responsibility to coordinate transportation policy for local governmental jurisdictions within the Charlotte Urbanized Area. The CRTPO, in cooperation with the state, develops transportation plans and programs for the urbanized area that will:
Assist governing bodies and official agencies in determining courses of action and in formulating attainable capital improvement programs in anticipation of community needs
Guide private individuals and groups in planning their decisions which can be important factors in the pattern of future development and redevelopment of the area