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Potential Best Practices for Environmentally Friendly Noise Walls

A byproduct of increasing urban populations and highway driving, traffic related noise creates a burden on communities that border major roadways. Community members in these neighborhoods are also affected by vehicle emissions and other traffic-related pollutants. To reduce noise levels, noise walls are typically recognized as the most effective method by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

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University of South Florida to Green ARTery Trail Study

The USF-Green ARTery trail study is evaluating conceptual and new connections from the University area to the existing and proposed trail system in Tampa and Hillsborough County. With the redevelopment of the University Mall, expansion of the Veterans Administration, and continuing growth around the University of South Florida, safe nonmotorized spaces are an increasing priority….

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2021 Smart Cities Mobility Plan

Plan overview Smart Cities technologies can help create a system that is safe, comfortable and convenient for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders & automobile drivers. Existing & cutting-edge technologies like navigation apps, real-time traffic management, smart street lights & many others can solve real-world problems by providing information to travelers, improving communication among road users, planning…

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Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) & Proposed Amendments

Draft TIP FY 2021/22 – 2025/26 What’s New in the TIP this Year Los Nuevos en el TIP este año This is the draft TIP document for FY 2021/22- 2025/26 which was adopted by the Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) Board at the Public Hearing on June 9th, 2021. DRAFT TIP Document FY 2021/22 – 2025/26;…

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Plan Hillsborough continues to work remotely

April 2020 – In response to Hillsborough County’s guidance over COVID-19 public health concerns, Plan Hillsborough pivoted to a completely remote work schedule on March 17 to protect the health and safety of citizens and staff. The agency was able to adapt so quickly thanks to an already established remote work policy, further modified for…

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Temple Terrace Low-Speed Electric Vehicle/Golf Cart Crossing Study

Temple Terrace’s existing network of local roadways already allow golf carts to operate according to the City’s guidelines. However, the City is divided by two major state roads, 56th St. and Fowler Ave. Therefore, the study focused on crossing these two major thoroughfares to allow all residents to have access to the golf course Temple…

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SouthShore Transit Study Reevaluation (2018)

In 2014, the MPO conducted the SouthShore Transit Circulator Study that developed transit priorities for the SouthShore area. Since then, HART has undergone an overhaul of their transit system known as Mission MAX, which decreased service in the SouthShore area. HART has requested that the MPO reevaluate the previous study and update based on the…

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Public Participation Plan & Measures of Effectiveness Report

The 2020 Amendments to the Public Participation Plan and the Measures of Effectiveness Report are available and were adopted by the MPO Board on June 30, 2020. Public participation is integral to good transportation policies, programs and projects. Without meaningful public involvement, there is a risk of making poor decisions or decisions that have unintended negative consequences. More than an…

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MPO School Transportation Working Group (STWG)

2019 STWG succession plan July 17, 2018 Resource Document: Guide for Alternative Transportation Options MPO School Safety Study documents: Final_School Safety Study_Signed_092018 Hillsborough MPO School Safety Study Methodology V2-Dec 2017 PRESENTATION – MPO School Safety Study Top Ten Report School Admin Letter December 19 School Safety Study Scope MPO School Safety Study Screening Data- TOP TEN School…

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Unified Planning Work Program

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) sets out the transportation planning activities and products to be developed by the Metropolitan Planning Organization and other transportation planning agencies for the current and next fiscal year. MPO planning functions are paid for in large part through federal grants for transportation planning. So are some Florida Department of…

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TPO Board and Committee Agendas

Agendas are normally posted one week before meetings. Select a date below to obtain the meeting agenda materials in PDF format or view the full TPO calendar:   TPO = Transportation Planning Organization Board CAC = Citizens Advisory Committee TAC = Technical Advisory Committee Policy = Transportation Planning Organization Policy Committee BPAC = Bicycle Pedestrian…

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Transportation Level of Service Report

In coordination with the Hillsborough County Development Services Department, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization has developed the 2014 Level of Service Report.  The report includes highway level of service for regulated roads within Unincorporated Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County 2019 Level of Service Report (posted May 6, 2020) City of Tampa 2015 Level of Service Report (posted…

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Transportation Acronym Glossary (TAG)

The Transportation Acronym Glossary is a list of acronyms and other common transportation-related terms. Accessibility The opportunity to reach a given end use within a certain time frame, or without being impeded by physical, social or economic barriers. Enhancing mobility is one way of improving access. ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Federal…

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