Do you travel in Macon County? Please give us your opinion on which transportation projects should be included in Macon County’s long-range transportation plan. The survey will be open until September 10, 2020. For more information on the entire planning process, including the results of the first survey, visit:  

Economic Analysis of a Freight Rail Transload Facility – Request for Letters of Interest

The Southwestern Commission, in partnership with NCDOT, requests letters of interest from pre-qualified consulting firms to conduct an Economic Analysis of a Potential Freight Rail Transload Facility in Southwestern NC. Letters are due by April 30, 2020. For details, visit

Proposed Amendments to Graham County Comprehensive Transportation Plan

The Southwestern Rural Planning Organization (RPO) is seeking public input on proposed amendments to the 2015 Graham County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP). The original CTP and the proposed amendments are available for review online and hard copies are available at the Southwestern Commission office (125 Bonnie Lane, Sylva NC) or the Graham County Administration office … Read more