Staffing and Administrative Capacity of MPOs – This research report documents how MPOs have structured their organizations and allocated staff resources. MPO organizational structure includes administrative information like governance, host agency relationships, budgeting, and work planning. The report also addresses staffing arrangements,technical skills, use of consultant labor, and employee retention. Effective and unique practices are documented through case studies interspersed in the report. The intent of this research is to help MPO leaders evaluate their staffing and organizational structures in light of their current and anticipated responsibilities, budget and policy environment.