Harlingen-San Benito Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
The Harlingen-San Benito MPO is the regional transportation planning organization responsible for working with local, state, and federal governments, the private sector, and to plan coordinated transportation systems designed to move people, goods, and services afford-ably, efficiently, and safely throughout the MPO area. The function of the Harlingen-San Benito MPO is to coordinate regional transportation planning between the State of Texas and nine member entities/municipalities, which consist of Harlingen, San Benito, Primera, Santa Rosa, Palm Valley, Rio Hondo, La Feria, Los Indios, Combes, and Precincts 3 & 4 of Cameron County.
The major goal of the Harlingen-San Benito MPO is to bring about regional planning under one voice while providing the greatest transportation benefit for all. Other goals include: supporting economic vitality, making transportation safer, providing greater access to mobility options, protecting the environment while promoting energy conservation, improving connectivity of the current transportation system, and preserving existing transportation infrastructure.