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Vision, Mission and Core Values

The Polk Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is committed to providing safe, reliable travel for all users of the transportation system.  Its planning program is based on the following vision, mission statement and core values.


Safe travel for all


Partner with the community to plan and fund transportation projects and programs that provide safe, reliable travel for all users.


  1. Safe and reliable transportation should be available to all regardless of their age, ability or social status.
  2. The efficient movement of goods and services is an essential part of our economy.
  3. Transportation is a part of the fabric of our community. Transportation projects and services should support vibrant communities and our vision for the future.
  4. The best plans come from community collaboration. Leveraged resources go farther.