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Access and Mobility for People and Freight 2030 (Sept. 2005)
All Metropolitan Planning Agencies are required to produce a Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to address transportation projects, programs, trends and policies for a 20-year timeframe. The MIC's current LRTP, entitled Access and Mobility for People and Freight 2030, was completed and approved September 2005.

Current Plan Document


The MIC's current LRTP document for the Duluth-Superior metropolitan planning area, entitled Access and Mobility for People and Freight 2030, is available in pdf format:

    View the complete plan (440 pages, 20 MB)

    …or individual chapters may be seen by clicking "view" under each section, below:

    Overview / Table of Contents
    Chapter 1 / Introduction
    Chapter 2 / Planning and Policy Framework
    Chapter 3 / Multimodal Transportation Network
    Chapter 4 / Transportation Management and Operation
    Chapter 5 / Travel Demand Model
    Chapter 6 / Network Recommendations
    Chapter 7 / Plan Summary and Public Comments
    Appendix
    Updates and Amendments
    To comply with the SAFETEA-LU federal transportation legislation, in 2006 and 2007 the MIC Policy Board approved the following documents:

    Long Range Plan Amendment
    Expands the scope of the 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan to address five main focal points:
    • Safety Planning
    • Security Planning
    • Economic Development Planning and Coordination
    • Environmental Consultation and Mitigation Activities
    • Operations and Maintenance Strategies

    View the complete text of the Amendment, approved June 20, 2007, addressing these topics.

    Coordinated Human Services Transit Plan
    Asesses the transit needs of elderly, disabled and low-income populations in Duluth and Superior. ...view

    Public Involvement Plan Update
    Identifies techniques and strategies to generate stakeholder input, educate local jurisdictions about our planning processes, and increase outreach to the public, particularly in regards to web accessibility....view

For More Information
Contact MIC Planner Robert Herling by phone at (218) 529-7573 or by e-mail.

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We Need Your Input!
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The MIC has prepared a Draft Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Area for the next twenty five years.

You are invited to give input and learn about transportation trends, priorities and planned projects for Duluth, Superior, Hermantown, Proctor and area townships.

Public comments are being taken from September 1 through September 30, 2014 on the plan’s content and the proposed projects.

Three public meetings will be held, on:

Thursday, September 18th
, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Superior Public Library

Thursday, September 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at ARDC (Arrowhead Regional Development Commission) in Downtown Duluth.

Monday, September 29th,
from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Downtown Duluth Transit Center.

Questions and comments can also be directed to MIC Planner James Gittemeier by phone at (218) 529-7556 or by e-mail.


Current Planning Initiatives


4th Street Construction Project

Duluth-Superior Port Land Use Plan

Northwest Douglas County Freight Movement Study

Duluth 6th Avenue East Traffic Study

Bicycle Planning


Recent Plans and Studies
Grand Ave/State Hwy 23 Corridor Study

Superior South End Traffic Study

Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) Study for the Duluth Area

Duluth-Superior Cruise Ship Terminal Study

DLH Air Service/Air Cargo Leakage & Expansion Analysis

Duluth Sidewalk Study

Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Bike Map

Central Entrance Corridor Study

Lincoln Park Pedestrian Plan

Transportation Systems Management (TSM)

N Minnesota/NW Wisconsin Freight Plan

UMD-CSS Transportation Study

East 2nd Street Corridor Study (Superior)

DTA Route Analysis for the City of Superior

Downtown Modal Connections Study

Proctor Comprehensive Plan Update 2008

Endion Land Use and Transportation Study

Safe Routes To School Funding Applications

Northwest Superior Traffic Circulation Plan

Proctor Master Trail Plan

Munger Trail to Lakewalk Connector


Erie Pier Management Plan

Duluth Heights Traffic Circulation Plan

MnDOT Functional Classification Update

Public Involvement Plan

Rice Lake Road Corridor & Traffic Impact Study

Duluth and Superior Safe Routes to School Plans

Duluth Urban Area Growth Impact Study

Human Services Coordinated Transit Plan