All posts tagged Connections to Tomorrow April 2019

Plan Hillsborough’s Earth Day activities 2019

April 2019 – To promote and encourage sustainable and resilient practices within the agency and in the community, Plan Hillsborough has been participating in green initiatives like our Commuter Challenge and the Hillsborough County recycling program. In honor of Earth Day, the agency will have its first paperless Planning Commission meeting on April 8, with…

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Congratulations, Commissioner Kress!

April 2019 – The International Downtown Association (IDA) recently selected 30 of the industry’s brightest professionals for the 2019 Emerging Leaders Fellowship (ELF) program. Karen Kress, AICP, Tampa Downtown Parternship’s Director of Transportation and Planning, was selected among other candidates from three countries and 17 provinces or states. She will attend a week-long experiential program June…

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Try FLiP 2019!

April 2019 – Know a high school student who may want to explore planning as a potential career? Through a series of speakers, interactive planning activities, and tours on foot, bus, streetcar, and boat, our Future Leaders in Planning, FLiP 2019, summer student leadership development program June 4 – 7 will provide: The chance to network with and…

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March Info BBQ tour of THE PEARL

April 2019 – Thank you to John Schilling and Bowen Arnold of DDA Development for an inspiring walking tour of THE PEARL. This incredible property is centered in one of the most historically rich neighborhoods in Tampa, the Heights. Just footsteps from the Riverwalk, Armature Works, indie coffee shops, biking, kayaking, and easy access to the Pirate…

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State of the System Report

The State of the System Report analyzes trends related to the performance of the transportation network, including infrastructure condition, resiliency, crashes, transit assets, travel reliability, and multi-modalism. What are the benefits of performance measurement? Just ask any parent on the day report cards come out. Seeing how well an expectation is met can be a…

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Vision Zero Action Plan accomplishments

April 2019 – Tracking progress toward reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roadways is an important part of the Vision Zero Action Plan. There are several performance measures for each of the action tracks, the most meaningful of which will be the reduction in fatal and incapacitating crashes. The Vision Zero initiative is making…

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Have you seen a Water Goat?

April 2019 – No, we are not describing a mythical aquatic animal. A Water Goat is a system placed around stormwater outfalls to collect litter before it enters our waterways. One was installed in McKay Bay in 2017 to capture trash from Ybor City. There’s currently another Water Goat is in the Temple Crest area of Tampa. And, there…

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