All posts in Economic Development

Tampa Port Authority Strategic Plan (2011)

Recognizing the structural changes evolving within the U.S. and Florida economies and the global shipping industry, the Tampa Port Authority (TPA) retained Norbridge, Inc. to do the following: Review the existing economic situation in the U.S. in general and in the State of Florida inparticular and how it has affected Florida ports’ and the Port…


West Central Florida’s 2025 Regional Transit Needs Assessment (2005)

This study identifies potential benefits to the economy of expanding public transit in the West Central Florida region. The West Central Florida MPO Chairs Coordinating Committee (CCC) includes a range of bus, bus rapid transit (BRT), and light rail services and facilities in its 2025 Regional Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Needs Assessment. This analysis estimates…


Growth & Jobs

More JOBS. 47,500 An efficient transportation system is an economic engine and a job creator. Not only does transit attract new employers to our region – building it also creates jobs! According to the American Public Transportation Association, for every billion dollars invested in public transportation, 47,500 jobs are supported, including construction, operations and maintenance,…


Economic Development Area Study

This report provides a review of recently completed studies and analyses designed to identify target industries to support the region’s economic development; a summary of methods used to identify Economic Development Areas (EDAs) within Hillsborough County with potential to support targeted industry investment; and maps and text describing the EDAs, defining their suitability for investment,…

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