All posts in Congestion Management

Florida Avenue & Tampa Street/Highland Avenue Corridor Study

At the City of Tampa’s request and working closely with FDOT, the MPO kicked off a study in February 2015 to evaluate various design options for the one way pair of Florida Avenue and Tampa/Highland Street. The study area is roughly from I-275 north to Hillsborough Avenue. The evaluation of the alternatives included how each…

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Congestion & Crash Mitigation

The Congestion Management/Crash Mitigation Process is designed to assist the local jurisdictions and transportation agencies with implementing projects and programs that have the most impact on the reliability, safety, and efficiency of moving people and goods around and through Hillsborough County, improving the overall quality of life. Current Projects & Drafts For projects currently under…

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Congestion & Crash Reduction & Intelligent Transportation Systems

Interests Be Involved Technical Advisory Committee Intelligent Transportation Systems Documents Interests Congestion Management/Crash Mitigation Process A Congestion Management/Crash Mitigation Process (CM/CMP) is a systematic approach for managing congestion that provides accurate, up-to-date information on transportation system performance and recommends alternative strategies that meet state and local needs.  In light of funding constraints, environmental impacts, and…

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Bruce B. Downs HOV Study (2014)

Many of the most congested roadways in Hillsborough County are on arterials lined with destinations attractive to people living and working in the area.  Creative ways of using the existing roadway to move people more effectively was the motivation for the  MPO’s Congestion Management/Crash Mitigation Process Lane Operations Study.  One of the recommendations out of…

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Lane Operations Study

Faced with the challenges of worsening congestion and limited funding, the MPO’s  Crash Mitigation/Congestion Management Process is focused around three goals: Improving reliability – Congestion cannot be eliminated, but making our roads less unpredictable reduces negative impact on the economy and quality of life. Shifting trips to non-single-occupancy modes – This goal is to improve system-wide efficiency…

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East Hillsborough Avenue Corridor Study (2013)

East Hillsborough Avenue, roughly from Interstate 275 to east of 50th Street, was identified through the Congestion Management/Crash Mitigation Process studies as an important multimodal corridor with persistent safety and mobility issues. East Hillsborough Avenue is an essential roadway for residents to access jobs, businesses, churches, and schools, as well as for commuters and delivery trucks traveling along the corridor. …

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Gandy Connector Concept (2013)

The MPO sought the public’s opinions on the Gandy Connector, an idea for an elevated, 2-lane toll road in the center of Gandy Boulevard. In the Spring and Summer of 2013, staff  brought information to the Policy Committee addressing the motion which was passed by the MPO Board to consider removing the Gandy Elevated Connector from…

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Kennedy Boulevard Corridor Study (2003)

If you suggested Kennedy Boulevard should be twice as wide as it is, or have half the driveways or a passenger rail line, chances are good that you would hear from some concerned neighbors. But would anything less dramatic really make a difference on this heavily traveled corridor? If the MPO’s Kennedy Boulevard Corridor Study…

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