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MPO Regional Coordination & Best Practices Research

The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) is managing a project known as the MPO Regional Coordination and Best Practices Research study. The project aims to provide a single preferred option for improving coordination and cooperation among MPOs, FDOT districts, local and county governments, and regional transportation entities, including TBARTA and the TBARTA MPOs…


Federal Government Certifies MPO (2013)

Every four years, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit  Administration (FTA) certify that the Hillsborough County MPO has satisfied all planning requirements as defined in Federal laws and regulation. This is based on an in-depth review, site visit and feedback from the public.  The certification also gives FHWA and FTA the opportunity to…


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…


Regional Transit Action Plan (2005)

The purpose of this Action Plan is to recommend specific steps that advance the regional transit recommendations of the West Central Florida (WCF) 2025 Long Range  Transportation Plan (LRTP). While the LRTP identifies where regional transit routes and service will be provided, it does not provide guidance on how the region can develop and operate…


Regional Connections

Megaregions As metropolitan regions continued to expand throughout the second half of the 20th century their boundaries began to blur, creating a new scale of geography now known as the megaregion. Interlocking economic systems, shared natural resources and ecosystems, and common transportation systems link these population centers together. As continued population growth and low density…


West Central Florida MPO Chairs Coordinating Committee

Regional Transportation Planning Florida’s transportation challenge lies in finding innovative ways to get people where they want to go – easily, efficiently, economically, and with concern for our region’s fragile and unique environment. For many Florida communities, this task has become particularly challenging because of the dramatic growth in population and tourism during the last…

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