All posts in Livable Roadways

Park Speed Zone Pilot Study

Project Overview The purpose of the Park Speed Zone Pilot Study is to develop a process that can be replicated at parks throughout Hillsborough County, to calm speeds and improve safety on major roads next to parks. A toolbox of safety countermeasures will be developed as part of the process. The pilot project will include three…

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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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Hillsborough County Vision Zero Corridor Studies

Draft Report Please choose any of these High Injury Corridors below to review the vision zero safety study report results and fact sheets. Surveys were available from September 1 – 30, 2020, the results of the public engagement are within the reports. For more information, view the corridor fact sheets and videos:  Mango Road/CR579 (MLK…

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Speed Management Action Plan (2019)

Project Overview With the concerning numbers of people hurt and killed on roadways in Hillsborough County, several approaches will be needed to see a reduction in injuries and deaths. Through Vision Zero, there is an acknowledgement that speed plays a significant role in avoiding a crash altogether or at least surviving one. One of the…

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Green Artery Neighborhoods Community Gardens (2015)

The Green Artery Neighborhoods Community Garden Initiative’s purpose is to increase community gardens in Tampa and Hillsborough County and to start the planning for the Annual Garden walk on Earth Day 2016. This report includes work done in finding new garden sites, interviewing communities to gauge residential interest, identifying intermediate and mentor gardens, and starting…

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Tampa Hillsborough Greenways and Trails Master Plan Update (2016)

The Tampa‐Hillsborough Greenways and Trails Plan Update had two major objectives. The first objective was to update the County’s Greenways Master Plan by integrating the various recent pedestrian, bicycle, and multi‐use trail projects and planning efforts into the Plan. The second was to identify trail and facility connection opportunities to further improve the region’s multimodal…

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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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West Tampa Multi Modal Plan (2018)

Please click HERE to view the final report. As part of the “Livable City” vision for Tampa, a robust network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities is critical for both transportation and livability. The neighborhoods of West Tampa have been experiencing a wave of reinvestment, revitalization, and growth; with this there is a need to ensure…

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South Coast Greenway Trail Study – Symmes Road to Adamo Drive (2018)

Implementation of the South Coast Greenway Trail will assist in completing a major component of the greenways and trails system in eastern Hillsborough County, and provide additional mobility options for the Palm River, Clair Mel, Progress Village, and Gibsonton areas. The trail is included in the Florida Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail Network and will generally…

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Kennedy Blvd Multimodal Safety Review (2017)

The SR60-Kennedy Blvd Multimodal Safety Review was conducted by the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa. The purpose of the study was to diagnose the most significant causes of conflict along the corridor and identify strategies to enhance multimodal safety and mobility. The…

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Morgan Street Complete Street Study (2017)

This report includes urban complete streets design concepts for Morgan Street in downtown Tampa that were prepared by University of South Florida, College of Engineering graduate students. The project was made possible by a grant from the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The design concepts are presented for consideration by the Hillsborough MPO, the City…

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Dale Mabry Pedestrian Overpass Feasibility Study (2017)

The Hillsborough County MPO is conducting a feasibility study of various alternatives that will connect the existing section of the I-275 trail which currently terminates at Church Avenue along the north side of I-275, across Dale Mabry Highway, to a proposed trail alignment along the south side of I-275 starting at Himes Avenue. The approximate study…

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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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Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review (2017)

The W Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review was conducted jointly by the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization and The Planning Commission in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa. The study has now been finalized and can be viewed here. The purpose of the study was to diagnose the most significant…

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