About Us

The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) is the intergovernmental transportation planning body for Hall County and a portion of western Jackson County. The GHMPO conducts the federally mandated transportation planning process for the Gainesville Urbanized Area and portions of the Atlanta Urbanized Area, as identified in the 2010 U.S. Census.

Public Participation
An important part of this planning process is the public's participation in developing long term goals and setting short term priorities for the region's transportation system. 

We invite you to review the information and plans provided here, and provide us with your thoughts and feedback regarding the transportation issues facing our area. 
  1. July 2018: Jackson County and GHMPO Partner to Develop a Transportation Plan

    Jackson County and the Gainesville-Hall MPO have partnered together to develop a new transportation plan for the County. The plan is expected to be completed by June 2019. Read on...
  2. March 2018: Dawonsville Hwy / McEver Road Study Open House Held

    GHMPO and the City of Gainesville held an open house for the Dawsonville Highway / McEver Road Connectivity Study on March 22, 2018 at the Gainesville Public Safety Complex. This study is designed... Read on...
  3. February 2018: Regional Freight Plan Adopted

    The GHMPO Policy Committee voted to adopt the Regional Freight Study on February 13, 2018. This study was conducted from September 2016 through December 2017 by CDM Smith, the consultant team hired by GHMPO. The primary purposes of the Regional Freight... Read on...
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