In order to align efforts and prevent duplication, TBARTA has joined together with the West Central Florida MPO Chairs Coordinating Committee (CCC) to create a combined regional master plan and regional long range transportation plan. The TBARTA 2040 regional networkmaps and projects now are based on the five MPOs’ long range cost feasible transportation plans, and the LRTPs’ Needs are illustrated in the TBARTA Longer Range Needs network maps. TBARTA has also identified near term funding priorities.
What results is better cohesion-one region, one plan, one voice- so that from every angle, Tampa Bay area leaders are on the same page when it comes to the future of transportation. This helps state and federal legislators better understand which projects are most important to the residents and businesses of the region, and in turn, allocate funding.
The TBARTA Board is expected to adopt the 2015 Master Plan on June 12. Please review the draft maps and provide your comments before the June 12th meeting.