Current Projects & Drafts

This area contains transportation planning projects that are currently under development or are in draft status.

West Tampa Multi Modal Plan - As part of the “Livable City” vision for Tampa, a robust network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities is critical for both transportation and livability. The neighborhoods of West Tampa have been experiencing a wave of reinvestment, revitalization, and growth; with this there is a need to ensure that there is a safe, inviting, and well‐connected...
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...
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...
Vision Zero Top 20 – Focus on 15th Street and 56th Street - An event is already planned for 56th Street! PLEASE JOIN neighbors, students, elected officials, and many others on April 23, 2018 from 3pm-5pm to walk the corridor and place signs with messages to slow down, put phones away and pay attention to those around you. We will be gathering at 3 locations along the corridor,...
South Coast Greenway Connector - This study will focus on the route, cost and feasibility of the South Coast Greenway connector (part of the Gulf Coast Trail) between Adamo Drive and Symmes Road. In 2016, Tampa and Hillsborough County completed the Greenways and Trails Master Plan Update.  The report examined possible routes for trails throughout the County.  The full report...
2045 Population and Employment Projection Project - The Hillsborough County Planning Commission and Metropolitan Planning Organization both require population, employment and other demographic and scenario-based projection data to the year 2045 to facilitate their state and federally mandated work efforts.  In addition to supporting the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Model development, the data also supports the missions of other agencies including the...
MPO Regional Coordination & Best Practices Research - The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) is managing a project known as the MPO Regional Coordination and Best Practices Research study. The project aims to provide a single preferred option for improving coordination and cooperation among MPOs, FDOT districts, local and county governments, and regional transportation entities, including TBARTA and the TBARTA MPOs...
Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review (2017) - The W Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review was conducted jointly by the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization and The Planning Commission in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa. The study has now been finalized and can be viewed here. The purpose of the study was to diagnose the most significant...
USF Campus Autonomous Transit Feasibility Study - In 2016, the MPO, recognizing the interest in autonomous and connected technology as a mobility tool, included in its planning work program a feasibility study for a transit circulator using automated vehicle/connected vehicle technology. Enormous strides are being made in the development of automated vehicle and connected technologies.  Each day brings a new news story...
Garden Steps & the Healthiest Cities/Counties Challenge - See Aetna Foundation’s short video featuring the Garden Steps project and a few other national finalists! Hillsborough MPO’s Garden Steps project is one of fifty finalists for the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge, a two-year competition to “support communities in their collaborative efforts to become healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray.” Garden...
2018 Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit – Presentations, Award Recipients, More - Thank you to all who participated in the first-ever Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit! *NEW* Please take the Summit Evaluation Survey! Presentation slides: Opening Address – Leah Shahum, Vision Zero Network Session 1 – Mayors Panel “Making it Happen” St. Petersburg, Mayor Rick Kriseman City of Palmetto, Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant Temple Terrace, Former Mayor Kim...
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) & Proposed Amendments - TIP Mapping Tool Please use the map below to learn more about mapped transportation projects in the TIP. To view a list of unmapped projects, click on the “Layer List” button in the upper-right corner of the map, then check the box next to “Unmapped TIP Projects”. Click on one of the icons on the...
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