What is FMATS?

The Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) is the local Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Learn more about your local MPO here.


The Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) plans for local multi-modal transportation system investments that work for the betterment of the community. The planning area encompasses the urbanized portion of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, including the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole.

Our Goal

FMATS is an ongoing cooperative effort guided by priorities set forth by the Technical and Policy Committees. Click this text for FMATS meeting information Region-wide plans and development patterns help steer short and long-range plans, which aim to safely and efficiently move goods and people, while simultaneously supporting economic progress, environmental protection and an improved quality of life.