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Benton-Franklin Council of Governments

Welcome to the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments' (BFCG) web site.  The BFCG serves as the Regional Transportation Planning Organization for Benton & Counties, located in Southeastern Washington State.  We also serve as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Tri-Cities urban area, and the Economic Development District for Benton & Franklin Counties.  To navigate the site, you will find links provided in the left margin and throughout other portions of the site. 

For more information about what the BFCG is, what we do, and our members, click About Us.

One of the primary activities at the BFCG is transportation planning for our region.  For information about the Transportation Programs Office, click Transportation.

The BFCG is also committed to improving the local economy.  For information about the financing opportunities available through the BFCG, click Economic Development. Additionally, the BFCG is involved with community planning and infrastructure improvements. 

To find out about the opportunities available through the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and the Small Cities Program, click Community Development

For additional sources of information related to the transportation planning, economic, and community development activities at the BFCG, check out the web sites in the Links section.

Information about employment opportunities, current issues, the monthly newsletter, and a schedule of meetings can be found under the Current Events area. 

Finally, head to the Contact/Public Involvement section for information on how to reach the staff of the BFCG, how to become involved with the BFCG, as well as our address and directions to our office. 


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