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Long-Range Transportation Plan for the St. Louis Region

Link to St. Louis Area Regional Response System
Link to Current POD

Aerial Maps of the St. Louis region

2015 Aerial Imagery

EWG News Tab

The Transportation Planning Committee (TPC) meeting scheduled for August 3, 2016, has been canceled.  The next TPC meeting will be September 7, 2016, at 2:00 pm.  Contact Jason Lange of our staff for more information.

Next EAC Meeting: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Next Board Meeting: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Illinois Dept. of Transportation Request

The Illinois  Department of Transportation is developing a State Long-Range Transportation Plan that will direct the future of transportation in Illinois. To accomplish the goals of the plan, they are requesting that the public complete an online survey:

Take the Survey: http://tinyurl.com/2017LRTP
For more information on the planning process, click here.

2016 Public Officials Directory

Links to Current POD

The update of the 2016 Public Officials Directory has been completed.  Thank you to everyone who has updated their data. Please notify us if any additional changes are needed.

2016 Public Officials Directory

East-West Gateway Seeks Public Comment on 
FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program
and Air Quality Conformity  Determination

The FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program and the Air Quality Conformity Determination documents are now available for public comment. These documents will help shape  the region's future and East-West Gateway wants input on the content of these  documents.  The public comment period will continue through August  10. More Info...

Open House Schedule

Surface Transportation Program – Suballocated and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program Applications

East-West Gateway had a call for applications for Surface Transportation Program – Suballocated (STP-S) and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) projects which were due on March 3, 2016. Comments were sought on these project applications between March 22 and April 20. Project funding recommendations are now available.

More information on the STP-S/CMAQ application round

Our Missouri Waters - Meramec River

East-West Gateway is coordinating with Missouri Department of Natural Resources  and the Our Missouri Waters initiative to highlight to the region the importance of the Meramec River and its watershed through a series of documents, maps, presentations and workshops.  More Info...

FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program:

Mini-logoThe FY 2016 Urban Area Security Initiative Nonprofit Security Grant Program is designed to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives and state and local government agencies. 

FEMA Grant Application and Other Info

Great Streets: Round 2

Click here to see the 3 completed Great Streets projects and the 4 in progress.

More Info About Great Streets
Great Streets Web Design Guide

Items from Board Meeting on June 29, 2016
Meeting Packet
Audio from Meeting
FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program and
Air Quality Conformity Determination

Double Up Food Bucks


FY 2016-2019 Program Year:
(Current Year)

New TIP Items as of July 2016



Supplement # 3 to the FY 2016-2019 TIP
Explanation of changes in Supplement 3
IDOT advance construction projects in Supplement 3

    For additional documents  on the FY 2016-2019 TIP (Annual Listing of Projects, Previous Amendments, and Supplements) go to Trans/TIP .

Transportation Improvement Program FAQs


2016 Public Officials Directory (Draft)

Please report incorrect info to POD Staff



Map of the Month for July 2016: Prime and Important Farmland Soils - July 2016 (15.4 mb)

Complete Map Library



Transportation Analyst II - Travel Demand Modeler



Currently we have 2 open rfqs for corridor planning studies, with attachments and addenda.  Please note the Prime  Consultant Notification Requirement notice. More info...


Local Govt Briefings,
Where We Stand Update





Staff welcomes the chance to respond to questions or comments about the St. Louis region.


Click to go to Where We Stand - 7th Edition

Where We Stand
7th Edition - 2015


FY 2017 Unified Planning Work Program

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East-West Gateway Council of Governments
One Memorial Dr., Ste 1600
St. Louis, MO  63102
phone:  (314) 421-4220 or (618) 274-2750
fax: (314) 231-6120


last update:  Thursday, July 28, 2016

UMSL’s Chancellor’s Certificate Program in Planning and Zoning Starts Again in January
This Chancellor’s Certificate program is taught by a team of senior practitioners, with extensive knowledge and experience in local government planning in Missouri, Illinois and across the nation and discusses processes and topics that are crucial for local government success.  More...