About the Cheyenne MPO

At Cheyenne’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), we’re responsible for developing transportation policies and coordinating the various federal, state, and local agencies involved in long-range transportation planning and project development. We’re also involved with all aspects of growth, development and quality-of life improvements for the Cheyenne area. 

Current Plans and Programs

Come see what’s in the works around the Cheyenne area! On each page, you can learn more about the project/plan and its history, as well as take a look at presentation materials from open houses and public meetings.

Connect 2045

Meet Connect 2045: The Cheyenne area’s new Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for all modes of travel, including car, bike, pedestrian, transit, and freight.

Safe Streets Cheyenne

Curious about the right way to use the Pershing roundabout? Want to “brake” your speeding habit in just 3 weeks? How about brushing up on ways to stay safe as a cyclist? You’ll find wonderful, informative resources for all three topics at Safe Streets Cheyenne!

What’s new at Cheyenne MPO?

Welcome to Cheyenne, wayfinding signs!

Wayfinding has officially arrived in Cheyenne, and the Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) created the plan to help get it here. What is wayfinding? A staple in many big cities, “wayfinding” is a navigational system that uses signage to help people...

Changes to Frontier Park traffic could be coming in 2018

If you found yourself stuck in traffic at Frontier Park while leaving a rodeo or night show during Frontier Days, you’ll be thrilled to hear that we’re working to fix that! During this year’s event, we worked with Ayres and Associates to conduct a traffic study around...

Got downtown parking on your mind?

In the Spring of 2016, the Cheyenne MPO (MPO) engaged Kimley-Horn and Associates to develop a Strategic Parking Management Plan for Downtown Cheyenne. Unique from a more traditional supply/demand assessment, a parking strategic plan is a higher-level planning and...

West Lincolnway “Welcome Mat”

Completed in 2016, the landscaping and fence enhancements along Cheyenne’s West Lincolnway entryway create a stunning “welcome mat” for motorists entering the city. What you may not know is that plans for this project began all the way back in 2004… and there’s still...

Cheyenne MPO Regional Freight Mobility Study

From its historic roots, Cheyenne has been a freight community going back to 1867 when the Transcontinental Union Pacific Railroad founded the frontier town as a major railyard. Cheyenne grew around the UPRR mainline and eventually around the BNSF Railroad, I-25 and...

What is an MPO?

We're the agency responsible for developing transportation plans and policies and coordinating the various federal, state, and local agencies involved in long-range transportation planning and project development. A common misperception is that we're a city agency....

How to get involved

Be part of shaping the future of transportation in the Cheyenne area! We invite you to join our Citizens Advisory Committee, attend public workshops and open houses, and share your thoughts in online project surveys. We post our latest news and updates on Facebook, so be sure to follow us there if you aren’t already.