Current Projects & Drafts

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

speedometer Speed Management Action Plan - Project Overview With the concerning numbers of people hurt and killed on roadways in Hillsborough County, several approaches will be needed to see a reduction in injuries and deaths. Through Vision Zero, there is an acknowledgement that speed plays a significant role in avoiding a crash altogether or at least surviving one. One of the...
Plant City Plant City Transit Master Plan 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 Master Plan for the City of Plant City. This project will focus on the feasibility of re-initiating a transit service from Tampa to Plant City through a travel...
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...
2045 Long Range Transportation Plan - After nearly two years of preparation, including two rounds of public input surveys with about 15K participants, the draft of the It’s Time 2045 Transportation Plan is ready for your inspection: HillsboroughMPO-LRTP2045-New Public Hearing Draft The draft of the It’s TIME Hillsborough 2045 Transportation Plan was approved by the MPO Board at the November 5th...
Vision Zero Hillsborough - How many crashes are acceptable on our roadways?  Click this 30 second video to learn why zero is the right number. What is Vision Zero all about? At the core of the worldwide Vision Zero movement is the belief that death and injury on city streets is preventable – in other words, that traffic crashes...
Resilient Tampa Bay: Transportation (draft) - Resilient Tampa Bay Draft Final Report Federal Highway Administration 2018-2020 Pilot Program: Resilience and Durability to Extreme Weather Background: The Tampa Bay region is one of the most vulnerable areas in the country, experiencing frequent storm events and persistent flooding. The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), in collaboration with the Pinellas MPO, Pasco MPO, Tampa...
Garden Steps | Runner Up in the National Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge! - See Aetna Foundation’s short video featuring the Garden Steps project and a few other national finalists! On February 12, 2019, Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Garden Steps project was selected as first runner-up in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge). As a runner up, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization received $50,000 to continue their...
Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit - The Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit (GCSSS) is excited to partner with the Safe Routes to School National Conference! The 2019 Safe Routes National Partnership Conference and 2019 Gulf Coast Safe Street Summit (VIEW THE SUMMIT PROGRAM) will be jointly held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown from November 12-14, 2019. Be sure to save the date...
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) & Proposed Amendments - TIP Quick Links Current TIP Amendments Mapping Tool Tentative Work Program Priorities 5 Year Work Program Federal Obligation Report Resources Archives Public Hearing Notice The Transportation Improvement Program or TIP is a list of major transportation projects to be funded over the next five years, and priorities for the next projects to be funded in...
Hillsborough MPO seeks general planning consultants (GPC) - The Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), in conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District VII, is reissuing its request seeking professional consultant services. The MPO requests Letters of Response from Consultants for the General Planning Consultant (GPC) contract. View the GPC Ad in FAR 2020 View the Unified Planning Work Program for...
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