Connections to Tomorrow – June 2022

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Future Leaders in Planning 2022 FLiP 2022 inspires future planners! - June 2022 – Our Future Leaders in Planning (FLiP) summer student leadership development program returned after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Designed as an opportunity to introduce high school students to urban planning as a potential career, FLiP 2022, a four-day intensive program, welcomed high school students from throughout Hillsborough County on May...
1 Minute Matters video series now available in Spanish - June 2022 – From missing middle housing to creating safe places to bike, walk and take public transportation, our educational video series released in 2021 looks at how we can accommodate the rapid growth coming to Hillsborough County in smart, sustainable ways. The series has now been reproduced in Spanish to make these important planning...
We're Hiring! graphic Join a dynamic planning team! - June 2022 – We’re looking for a Senior Planner to join the Strategic Planning, Environmental, and Research Division (SPEAR) at the Planning Commission. Apply by June 30 on the Hillsborough County website. Learn more and apply
Tampa Comprehensive Plan 2045 Logo Thank you for participating in the Vision Survey for Tampa’s future! - June 2022 – Like its name foretells, the Vision Section of a Comprehensive Plan lays out a community-derived picture of the future for an area. Building on previous outreach, we asked the City of Tampa’s community to share their ideas. What do you want the future to look like? How can we get there? What...
speaking at a public meeting Planning Commission accepting applications for appointee to the TPO Citizens Advisory Committee - June 2022 – As a voting member of the Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), the Planning Commission appoints a member to the TPO Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The Planning Commission invites anyone interested in transportation and planning for the future of our community to submit an application for consideration to be appointed to the CAC for...
architectural illustration of a commercial district filled with people Commercial Locational Criteria Study will hold an additional public meeting in July - June 2022 – Should the County allow commercial and other non-residential activities near neighborhoods? We want your thoughts on locating stores and other non-residential development near people’s homes in Unincorporated Hillsborough County. Join us for our fourth Virtual Community Meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 6 pm to weigh in. Register here. The purpose of this...
TIP logo TPO approves five-year Transportation Improvement Program - June 2022 – The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) approved the 2022 update of its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a five-year plan that included $4.2 billion in funding for local transportation projects. Held on June 8, 2022, the three-hour-long public hearing included funding recommendations for projects such as the widening of US 92 at McIntosh...
damaged crosswalk New study looks at how we can improve school transportation safety - June 2022 – The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) partnered with the City of Tampa to work on a new School Transportation Safety Study. To get started, Hillsborough County Public Schools and the TPO invited all parents and guardians to participate in the 2022 Getting Students to School Survey. The group also sent a Principals Survey...
Computer with map overlay and text "Check out the Tri County Trails Map" Enjoy all the trails Tampa Bay has to offer with the Tri-County Trails Map - June 2022 – Have you ever wondered how Tampa Bay trails connect? Do you enjoy biking from the city all the way to the coast? Discover trails beyond county lines with the new Tri-County Trails Map. Transportation leaders from across the West Central Florida region have worked together as the Sun Coast Transportation Planning Alliance...
harbor island seen from hillsborough river Planning for growth and development around the Hillsborough River - June 2020 – The Hillsborough River runs through the heart of the City of Tampa. By 2045, Tampa will see over 108,000 more residents, 77,000 new homes, and 258,000 new jobs within the City limits. Much of this growth is expected in proximity to the Hillsborough River. Together, we can turn the challenges that come...
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