Press Release: NIRPC to Hold Public Comment Period on the Amendment of 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

August 19, 2021

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) will hold a 21-day public comment period on an amendment to the 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The comment period begins today and will end September 9, 2021.

NIRPC’s TIP is a short-range financial and spending plan for the utilization of federal transportation funding. These funds can be used for highway, transit, and non-motorized transportation projects. NIRPC’s TIP includes projects undertaken by municipalities, counties, transit operators, and the State of Indiana. Federal planning regulations guide the preparation and development of the TIP documents.

Comments may be submitted until September 9, 2021 in the following ways:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 219-763-6060
  • United States Postal Service: NIRPC, 6100 Southport Road, Portage, IN 46368

All comments received during the 21-day public comment period will be compiled into a public comment report and responded to. This report will be made available to the public and distributed to the relevant NIRPC committees prior to any action on these items. It is anticipated that action will be taken at the September 14, 2021 meeting of the Technical Planning Committee, followed by the September 16, 2021 meeting of the NIRPC Commission.

The amendment document is available for download using the link below. Requests for alternative formats may be directed to NIRPC by calling 219-763-6060, or by email at TTY users may use the Relay Indiana service by calling 711 or 800-743-3333.

FY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #2: PDF

Last modified: August 19, 2021