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KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Tri-State area of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. As the MPO, KYOVA serves as a transportation planning agency and forum for regional transportation decisions. Its mission is to plan for an orderly, cost-effective, multi-modal transportation system for all citizens of the service area. With the support of local officials, the Commission plans for sound transportation improvements, which facilitate the movement of goods and people in a safe and efficient manner. The Commission's goal is to promote cooperation among members to reach consensus on matters affecting all modes of transportation. KYOVA is responsible for the annual dissemination of millions of dollars in federal transportation funds to conduct transportation-related studies and implement transportation projects. KYOVA oversees transportation planning for the West Virginia counties of Cabell and Wayne; Kentucky counties of Boyd and Greenup; and urbanized area of Lawrence County, Ohio.

Upcoming Events

KYOVA Policy Committee Meeting
February 21, 2020
KYOVA Office
400 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV
Noon - 2 PM [Meeting Materials]

Public Comments & Announcements

KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission is seeking public input on a Traffic Safety Study for Cabell and Wayne counties in West Virginia. Consultants with Burgess & Niple are working with local municipalities in Cabell and Wayne counties to develop the study to address safety on public roads for vehicles and pedestrians. We would like your feedback on specific recommended improvements for intersections and roadways. The public open house will take place on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission located at 400 Third Avenue Huntington, WV 25701.

Boyd-Greenup County Small Urban Area Study
Transportation engineers are studying safety and future traffic needs along state highways in the Ashland-Greenup urban area of northeast Kentucky and would like your input. The study’s focus is on safety and traffic congestion issues on state-maintained roadways and chosen local routes in a 50-square-mile urbanized area that includes the US-23 corridor between Catlettsburg and Greenup, downtown Ashland, and along the US-60 corridor between Ashland and Cannonsburg in Boyd County. The public is encouraged to share information or ideas about state highway safety and traffic needs in the study area by visiting the map-based website at
More information is available online via District 9 at