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About CAMPO

The Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
(CAMPO) was designated as the MPO for the Corvallis Urbanized Area in 2002, following the results of the 2000 Census.  CAMPO is composed of the cities of Corvallis, Adair Village and Philomath, as well as adjacent parts of Benton County which are currently urbanized or anticipated to be urbanized within the next 20 years.

Click on the map to the right for a Google Maps illustration of the CAMPO Planning Area.  The Google map shows updates to the CAMPO boundary resulting from the 2010 US Census.

The mission of CAMPO is to:

  1. Maximize cooperation among local governments for the creation, maintenance and preservation of a sound multimodal transportation system that would facilitate efficient movement of people and goods within and through the MPO Area;
  2. Build capacity among member jurisdictions for decision making;
  3. Support state and federal transportation policies that would benefit the area’s transportation system;
  4. Enhance the flow of federal and state transportation funds into the MPO Area to help in meeting the area’s transportation goals.  

The goals of CAMPO are to:

  1. Build consensus among local governments on issues affecting the area’s transportation system;
  2. Enhance the area’s transportation system;
  3. Incorporate environmental, sustainability and energy conservation issues into the transportation decision making process;
  4. Provide for the transportation needs of all people;
  5. Provide for all modes of transportation;
  6. Participate in the formation of statewide transportation policies and decisions;
  7. Work with state and federal agencies to secure the needed funds for the improvement of the area’s transportation system.
To learn more about the staffing, structure and coordination efforts of CAMPO, choose from the following links:

What is an MPO?

Staff

Structure

Key Documents