South Plains Rural Planning Organization
SPAG’s Regional Services Department provides staff support to the South Plains Rural Planning Organization (SPRPO). SPRPO enhances rural involvement of transportation project decision making within the Lubbock Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) District as well as provides information regarding current and future projects. This organization assists county officials with information regarding the Lubbock TxDOT district, as well as acts as a liaison between the Lubbock TxDOT District county judges and the Lubbock TxDOT District engineer. The SPRPO has coordinated quarterly meetings for information sharing between the Lubbock TxDOT district and all county judges within the Lubbock TxDOT district, while allowing for further development of the South Plains Rural Planning Organization.
South Plains Regional Coordination Transportation Advisory Committee
SPAG coordinates with the Texas Department of Transportation to assist regional entities in their efforts to address transportation issues through planning in the South Plains Region. The South Plains Regional Coordination Transportation Advisory Committee (SPRCTAC) convenes monthly to obtain feedback regarding planning efforts for transportation needs. SPRCTAC is composed of 20 members that represent diverse transportation interests including stakeholders, governmental entities, and providers.