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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…


Hillsborough MPO is honored to take ‘Garden Steps’ into the HealthyCommunity50!

10K ‘seed money’ will increase access to healthy foods in area food deserts To help improve public health through our communities, the Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the National Association of Counties announced on September 15 the first-round winners of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. The HealthyCommunity50, the 50 cities and…


State Road 60 – Brandon Boulevard Freight Compatibility Study (2013)

State Road 60 is the major thoroughfare through the heart of Brandon. The potential for increased freight on Brandon Boulevard triggered the need for a study of the compatibility of heavy truck traffic with surrounding land uses, congestion and safety. The potential increase is in part due to construction of the Winter Haven Integrated Logistics…


Peer Cities Best Practices: Private Involvement in Transfer/Intermodal Centers and in Transit Information Systems (2012)

This technical memorandum summarizes a project undertaken by Gannett Fleming, Inc., under contract with the Hillsborough County MPO, on behalf of the MPO’s planning partner, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART). HART requested that the MPO and its consultant investigate opportunities for private investments in transit centers, park and ride facilities, intermodal centers, and…


2035 Plan News

Post Referendum Analysis Following the November 2010  referendum in which voters rejected a tax for a wide array of transportation improvements, the MPO decided to revisit the long range plan and explore why people voted the way they did.  A county-wide penny sales tax was assumed in the 2035 Plan as the way to pay for…

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