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Potential Best Practices for Environmentally Friendly Noise Walls

A byproduct of increasing urban populations and highway driving, traffic related noise creates a burden on communities that border major roadways. Community members in these neighborhoods are also affected by vehicle emissions and other traffic-related pollutants. To reduce noise levels, noise walls are typically recognized as the most effective method by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

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University of South Florida to Green ARTery Trail Study

Based on interviews with partner agencies and community groups and a survey of existing conditions in the study area, three alternatives are proposed to connect the Green ARTery Trail to the USF area shown in the graphics below.  These alternatives have been scored based on their ability to improve safety and meet the goals of…

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2021 Smart Cities Mobility Plan

Plan overview Smart Cities technologies can help create a system that is safe, comfortable and convenient for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders & automobile drivers. Existing & cutting-edge technologies like navigation apps, real-time traffic management, smart street lights & many others can solve real-world problems by providing information to travelers, improving communication among road users, planning…

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Request for Qualifications : Approved Consultant Service Provider list

The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission is seeking applicants for placement on the agency’s Approved Consultant Service Provider List through 9/30/2022. The Planning Commission uses the list to select consultants for forthcoming projects. The Planning Commission is seeking qualified applicants to provide various consultant services, such as General Planning, Facilitation, Management Training, Graphic Design, Public…

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Public Engagement & Communications

The Public Engagement & Communications team is responsible for social media, multi-media communications, media relations, public relations, community engagement, special events and strategic outreach coordination, as well as assuring that all are accessible, user-friendly, and provides equitable opportunity to participate throughout the planning process. The team coordinates with Plan Hillsborough staff, our planning partners, and…

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Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) & Proposed Amendments

Current TIP Proposed Amendments TIP Mapping Tool Appendices Archives Additional Resources What is the TIP? View this month’s TIP Amendments! The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a five-year plan for Hillsborough County that helps bring maximum, positive impact to YOU, the community. The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) develops it for the purposes of evaluating…

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Plan Hillsborough continues to work remotely

April 2020 – In response to Hillsborough County’s guidance over COVID-19 public health concerns, Plan Hillsborough pivoted to a completely remote work schedule on March 17 to protect the health and safety of citizens and staff. The agency was able to adapt so quickly thanks to an already established remote work policy, further modified for…

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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…

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SouthShore Transit Study Reevaluation (2018)

In 2014, the MPO conducted the SouthShore Transit Circulator Study that developed transit priorities for the SouthShore area. Since then, HART has undergone an overhaul of their transit system known as Mission MAX, which decreased service in the SouthShore area. HART has requested that the MPO reevaluate the previous study and update based on the…

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Public Participation Plan & Measures of Effectiveness Report

The 2020 Amendments to the Public Participation Plan and the Measures of Effectiveness Report are available and were adopted by the MPO Board on June 30, 2020. Public participation is integral to good transportation policies, programs and projects. Without meaningful public involvement, there is a risk of making poor decisions or decisions that have unintended negative consequences. More than an…

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MPO School Transportation Working Group (STWG)

2019 STWG succession plan July 17, 2018 Resource Document: Guide for Alternative Transportation Options MPO School Safety Study documents: Final_School Safety Study_Signed_092018 Hillsborough MPO School Safety Study Methodology V2-Dec 2017 PRESENTATION – MPO School Safety Study Top Ten Report School Admin Letter December 19 School Safety Study Scope MPO School Safety Study Screening Data- TOP TEN School…

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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…

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TPO Board and Committee Agendas

Agendas are normally posted one week before meetings. Select a date below to obtain the meeting agenda materials in PDF format or view the full TPO calendar:   TPO = Transportation Planning Organization Board CAC = Citizens Advisory Committee TAC = Technical Advisory Committee Policy = Transportation Planning Organization Policy Committee BPAC = Bicycle Pedestrian…

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Transportation Level of Service Report

In coordination with the Hillsborough County Development Services Department, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization has developed the 2014 Level of Service Report.  The report includes highway level of service for regulated roads within Unincorporated Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County 2020 Level of Service Report (posted July 2, 2020) City of Tampa 2015 Level of Service Report (posted…

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