NMDOT contracts with NCNMEDD to manage RTPO’s which 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.   
State Transportation Commission 

NMDOT State Transportation Commission Meetings:


NMDOT State Transportation Commission Members:

The NPRTPO Regular Meeting will be held by zoom, and/or telephone, on May 5, 2021 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 June 2020

NPRTPO Open Meetings Act Res 2019-01

NPRTPO Open Meetings Act Res 2019-02 

NPRTPO Open Meetings Act Res 2020-01



NPRTPO Public Participation Plan 2018

NPRTPO Regional Work Program FFY 2021-2022

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

If you are interested in applying for a State funded project-Transportation Project Fund details are in this section.  The funding is pending Legislative approval and potential call for projects in April 2021:

If you are interested in applying for a Federal Eligible project, please review this section for documents and compliance.

FEDERAL Active Transportation Programs Call for Projects Update-NMDOT’s Active Transportation Programs team has established a tentative schedule for calls for projects for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program.  For all three programs, a call for projects is planned for May 2021 for projects starting in Federal fiscal year 2023.  Please see the 2020+ Call for Projects Report, for information on awards and programming from the previous call for projects.  For any questions, please contact Shannon Glendenning at

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 2015

DRAFT NPRTPO Regional Transportation Plan 2020-2021 update

NPRTPO Annual Expenditure and Performance Report 2020 (APER)

NCNMEDD Quarterly Report #1 and Reimbursement Request FFY Federal Fiscal Year 21

NPRTPO QAR Checklist and Report 2019



NPRTPO Resources


Dynamic NM Roadway Bicycle Guideline Map and Static PDF


New Mexico Scenic Byways and Scenic Byways Map PDF

Project Prioritization




Call for State/LGTPF Projects Awardees 2019

Transportation Project Fund-POTENTIAL STATE CALL FOR PROJECTS 2021

Transportation Project Fund Overview


2020 TPF Project Feasibility Form (PFF) - 2021 update pending

NPRTPO Project Prospectus Form (PPF)

Level of Effort Form (Environment)

HB 207 Transportation Project Fund

Federal Project Applications and Federal Compliance

Federal Project Overview

T/LPA Project Feasibility Form (PFF) - Revised 02/21

NPRTPO Project Prospectus Form (PPF)

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

FEDERAL Active Transportation Program Report FFY-20

Federal Project Overview

NPRTPO Project Feasibility Form (PFF)

NMDOT TAP and RTP Guide 2020, 2021, plus 

NMDOT Active Transportation and Recreational Program Application


NMDOT CMAQ Supplement

NMDOT CMAQ Application


NM Transit Guide 2019

Application Guide FY 21

NM State User Guide

Northern Pueblos RTPO Contact Information

NPRTPO Chair: Christy Ladd, Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo,

NPRTPO Vice-Chair: Commissioner Candyce O'Donnell, Taos County,

NCNMEDD Transportation Planner: Paul Sittig,

cell (505) 356-9694

NPRTPO Planning Liaison: Joseph Moriarty, NMDOT,


NPRTPO Tribal Liaison: Ron Shutiva, NMDOT

District 5 Engineer: Paul Brasher, NMDOT


Assistant District 5 Engineer: Javier Martinez, NMDOT


Technical Support Engineer D5:, James Mexia, NMDOT,


NPRTPO Membership

RTPO New Mexico