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Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) & Proposed Amendments

Draft TIP: FY2021-2025 On June 30, 2020 the Hillsborough MPO will hold a public hearing to adopt the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years 2020/2021-2024/2025.  Below is a link to the DRAFT TIP document to go into effect October 1. 2021. FY 2020/21 – 2024/25 TIP (Adopted June 30, 2020, Effective October 1, 2020)…

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Plant City Transit Study

Project Overview The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is collaborating with the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) and the City of Plant City to create a Transit Plan for the City of Plant City. This project will focus on the feasibility of re-initiating transit service from Tampa to Plant City through a travel market analysis….

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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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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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2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

The It’s TIME Hillsborough 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) was approved by the MPO Board at a Public Hearing held on November 5, 2019, after a few adjustments to the draft Plan.  The Long Range Transportation Plan directs federal and state dollars towards transportation investments we value in our community. It looks out at…

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George Road Walk/Bike Connector and Complete Street Study (2016)

The George Road Connector Study took place over a two year period from February 2013 to February 2015. The task of the study is to recommend a connecting trail or other walk/bike facility that would provide links to neighborhood assets in the Town N Country (TNC) community and close a gap between the regionally significant…

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Imagine 2040: Long Range Transportation Plan

The Long Range Transportation Plan directs federal and state dollars towards projects we value. It looks out at least 20 years and must be updated every five years. Amendments, Modifications & Revisions to the Plan Feb. 6, 2018 – Approved Long Range Transportation Plan Amendment: I-275 Improvements & Howard Frankland Bridge June 11, 2019 –…

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2014/2015 Transportation Improvement Program – Final Draft

On June 3, 2014, the MPO Board will hold a public hearing to adopt the 5-year Transportation Improvement Program.  Interested parties are encouraged to review the draft document and staff presentation listed below.   An opportunity for public comment will be provided during the public hearing.  Comments can be submitted in writing be sending an email…

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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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2035 LRTP Highway Shapefiles

Committed Highway Projects by 2014 Cost Affordable Highway Projects by 2025 (Interim horizon) Cost Affordable Highway Projects by 2035 Needed Highway Projects by 2035 Cost Affordable Transit Projects by 2035 Needed Transit Projects by 2035 Cost Affordable Sidewalk Projects by 2035 (built with roadway projects) Cost Affordable Sidewalk Projects by 2035 (standalone sidewalk projects) Cost…

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2013 / 2014 Transportation Improvement Program – Draft for Review

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is responsible for prioritizing federal and state money allocated to transportation projects for Tampa, Plant City, Temple Terrace and Hillsborough County. Documents and materials to be presented may be viewed at the Planning Commission Library, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 601 E Kennedy Boulevard, 18th floor,…

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Pedestrian & Bicycle High Crash Areas Strategic Plan For Unincorporated Hillsborough County Roads (2012)

The purpose of this task is to identify existing traffic safety concerns and provide recommendations which will be used as a tool in prioritizing pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements which should be gradually implemented through available funding for key corridors within unincorporated Hillsborough County in order to achieve safer, more convenient, and comfortable travel for…

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MPO Commitment to Nondiscrimination & Other Requirements

Nondiscrimination The MPO does not discriminate in any of its programs or services. Public participation is solicited by the MPO without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, family or religious status. To learn more about our commitment to nondiscrimination and diversity, contact our Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator, Joshua Barber, at (813) 273-3774 x313…

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Safety & Security

In preparation of the 2035 Plan Update, in 2009 the MPO hosted a Safety, Security and Emergency Management Workshop. Safety and security are key components of federal transportation legislation. Hillsborough County’s Emergency Management, Public Works, Hazard Mitigation, Sunshine Line and Sheriff’s offices were joined by the Florida Department of Transportation, Port, Aviation and Expressway Authorities…

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Go Green

One of the most significant positive effects a family can have on the environment is to carpool or use public transportation instead of driving alone. Public transportation is the responsible environmental choice. Taking public transportation far exceeds the combined benefits of using energy-efficient light bulbs, adjusting thermostats, weather-proofing one’s home, and replacing a refrigerator. Increased…

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