All posts tagged Complete Streets

Join us on November 14 for Economics of Place!

You’re warmly invited to bring your own brown bag lunch and join VHB’s Senior Project Manager, Transportation Planning – Brent A. Lacy, AICP and Project Manager, Urban Planning – Curtis M. Ostrodka, AICP, LEED AP, for an in-depth look at how public realm investments can create a significant return on investment by creating great places…

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40th St road diet provides solutions for all

A roadway design concept envisioned by the MPO’s Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is on its way to becoming a reality. Several years ago, BPAC members asked whether there could be a separated bikeway along 40th Street in East Tampa. The questions was investigated by the MPO’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), which noted that traffic…

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Transportation designed for health

We know transportation directly impacts our ability to access employment, shopping, medical needs, and entertainment. But did you know that it also greatly impacts our health? According to experts at the Department of Health, if given choices to travel by a combination of safe walking, cycling, and transit, there is a good chance we will…

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Making safe connections…

Two important meetings for plan updates! Please join us for an OPEN HOUSE to view and comment on the Tampa & Hillsborough Greenways & Trails Master Plan Update at a meeting of the Tampa and Hillsborough Greenways and Trails Committees: Tuesday, February 16, 6:15p – 7:30p @ Lightfoot Senior Recreation Center 10901 N 56th Street…

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FDOT embraces Complete Streets

Roadway engineering is a precise profession. Most of us have no idea that the roads we use started with a long mathematical equation of slopes, speeds, widths, clearances, and other dimensions. Yet as exact and consistent as designs have been over the years, things do change even in traffic engineering, and a new and innovative…

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Temple Terrace plans for density, intensity, and complete streets

Over the past two years, the Planning Commission and the City of Temple Terrace have listened carefully to citizens, property owners, and elected officials all in an effort to form an exciting vision of the future of Temple Terrace. The vision guides the City’s Long Range Comprehensive Plan and includes: preserving urban and suburban housing…

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Fletcher Ave becomes a “complete street”

On January 27th, 2015, Hillsborough County celebrated the completion of the Fletcher Avenue Complete Streets Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Improvements. A crowd of state and local officials, engineers, planners, students, and citizens heard remarks from County Commissioners Kevin Beckner and Victor Crist, as well as Sheriff’s Major James Burton and FDOT District Safety Engineer Ron…

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USF Bulls Walk & Bike Week Sept 9th – 13th

Join the MPO’s Livable Roadways Committee in celebrating non-motorized ways to get around and sharing safety tips with the next generation! September 9, 2013 @ 9:30am Kick Off Event and Press Conference. We will have booths and vendors on hand. Arrive early and get a free T-Shirt! (Marshall Center Amphitheatre). Walk with the Bulls! Join…

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