Georgetown Future Mobility Plan (FMP)
The Georgetown Future Mobility Plan (FMP), previously known as the Overall Transportation Plan, is critical in the overall development of the City as it guides future roadway improvements, construction of new facilities, and outlines the City’s transportation goals. This plan is a blueprint for the future transportation network in Georgetown that will help establish transportation projects, policies, and standards to realize the envisioned transportation network.
The City Council adopted the updated Future Mobility Plan at their meeting on Dec. 12, 2023. Click here to read the new Future Mobility Plan.
The City is currently working to update its Future Mobility Plan. Click the button below for the latest information and how to share your feedback.
The revision and adoption of the FMP is a deliberate and thoughtful process whose goal is the complete understanding of the relationship between land use and the transportation infrastructure required to support those land uses. The adoption of the FMP by ordinance, sets forth long term capital planning and financing considerations designed to ensure that basic transportation infrastructure needs and right-of-way will be available as the city grows and network needs improvements.
The goals and objectives of the FMP are:
- Implement improvements to the local road and traffic control system, including new thoroughfare linkages to enhance connectivity, improved and coordinated traffic signalization, standards for access management to enhance traffic flow and safety.
- Progress toward a functional, well-integrated, multi-modal transportation system that provides a variety of choices – bicycle, public transportation, and pedestrian – on a local and regional level.
- Reduce reliance on single-occupant automobile traffic by retrofitting bicycle lanes and sidewalks in underserved areas to enhance bicycle and pedestrian mobility; incorporating these facilities in new developments; and encouraging compact mixed-use and other “walkable” development types.
- Guide the future growth and development of the City toward a more balanced approach between employment and commercial centers, schools and other high traffic generators.
The FMP is developed through a deliberate, thoughtful and collaborative process. It forecasts needs based on existing conditions and assumptions and therefore is critical that it remain a flexible and working document. Acknowledging that as land uses, the economic environment, and travel demand needs evolve over time, amendments to the adopted network may be warranted. The recommendations provided herein set forth long term financing and technical design work flows for both public and private sector activities. Changes to the City’s transportation infrastructure plan must recognize and fully understand the affect those changes will have on private and public interests. Modifications to the recommended transportation networks described by this FMP should only result from similar, deliberate and technical studies and the appropriate public processes set forth in the City’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan.