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NMDOT contracts with NCNMEDD to manage RTPOs that deliver a local prioritization of transportation related projects through respective planners who manage the Northern Pueblos Regional Transportation Planning Organization (NPRTPO). A forum for communication and discussion on transportation related, policies, issues, and training opportunities. A network for technical assistance on transportation related funding sources and cycles. NMDOT supports NCNMEDD in administering a collaborative regional planning process among the NPRTPO member communities. NMDOT contracts with NCNMEDD for Santa Fe County, Rio Arriba County, Los Alamos County, Taos County and all the municipalities in those counties, plus the Tribal Governments of Jicarilla Apache Nation, Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, Nambe Pueblo, Picuris Pueblo, Pojoaque Pueblo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo and Taos Pueblo.
For an overview of the RTPO functions, you can review the RTPO 101 presentation.
For planning and consideration: South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (SCCASC) Climate Projections.
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If you are interested in applying for a Federal Eligible project, please review this section for documents and compliance.

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NPRTPO meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month, in person and online via Zoom and/or telephone, at 10 AM. We are utilizing the New Mexico Attorney General's guidance to conduct this regular meeting. Please see the meeting tab for additional information.

Governing Documents

NPRTPO Bylaws (May 2021)

NPRTPO Open Meetings Act Res 2021-01


NPRTPO FFY 2023-04 Regional Work Program

NPRTPO Public Participation Plan (2018)

Current (and past) audits for NCNMEDD may be found on the State Auditor's Website

NPRTPO Res. 2022-01 Support of NMDOT's Continued Efforts to Improve Safety on Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

NPRTPO Regional Transportation Improvement Program Recommendations (RTIPR): FY 2023 TPF, FFY 2024 TAP & CRP

Regional Plans and Reports

We are in the process of updating our Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and are asking for public input to


  • Identify our region's goals, opportunities, and transportation conditions for our long-range plan.

  • Inform the rating and ranking of state and local project lists.

  • Designate new funding and investment opportunities. 

NPRTPO Regional Transportation Plan - Approved July 12, 2023

NPRTPO Annual Expenditure and Performance Report 2020 (APER)

NPRTPO Annual Expenditure and Performance Report 2023 (APER)




NPRTPO Resources


Dynamic NM Roadway Bicycle Guideline Map and Static PDF


New Mexico Scenic Byways and Scenic Byways Map PDF

Project Prioritization

NPRTPO State Project List, 2022 TPF List, RTIPR, and ZIPPER

Call for State/LGTPF Projects Awardees 2019

Federal Project Applications and Federal Compliance

Federal Project Overview

PFF/PPF Slideshow Presentation

Level of Effort Form (Environment)

TLPA Handbook 2019

LPA ADA-Title VI Compliance Memo 2019

Title VI Plan

NMDOT D-5 ADA Title VI Compliance 12/2019

ADA Transition Plan 50+ Employees

City of Tucumcari Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan for Curb Ramps and Sidewalks (EXAMPLE PLAN)

ADA Policy


Certification Exemption Letter SAMPLE


NM Transit Guide 2019

Application Guide FY 21

NM State User Guide

Northern Pueblos RTPO Contact Information

NPRTPO Chair: Vernon Lujan, Taos Pueblo,

NPRTPO Vice-Chair: Suzette Shije,

NCNMEDD Transportation Planner: Paul Sittig,

Cell Phone (505) 356-9694

NMDOT Planning Liaison: Neala Krueger


NMDOT Tribal Liaison: Ron Shutiva, NMDOT

NMDOT District 5 Engineer: Paul Brasher, NMDOT


Assistant District 5 Engineer: Javier Martinez, NMDOT


Technical Support Engineer D5:, James Mexia, NMDOT,


NPRTPO Membership

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