Hillsborough MPO honored to take ‘Garden Steps’ into the Healthy Community 50!

Join the #HealthiestCitiesChallenge twitter chat on October 6!

healthy_community_50_bannerheadThe MPO is thrilled to announce its selection for a HealthyCommunities50 seed grant. Together with our partners – the City of Tampa, Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough, HART, the Planning Commission, and the Coalition of Community Gardens – we will focus on neighborhood access to fresh produce. “The efforts to improve food quality through our community garden coalition, while fostering walkability, bikeability, and transit use, will serve as a guide to other communities interested in improving community health through active living,” said Hillsborough MPO Chair Lesley “Les” Miller, Jr. Read more in our press release. Follow us on twitter @HillsboroughMPO, and join us to learn more during the:

@PublicHealth #HealthiestCitiesChallenge twitter chat on Thursday, October 6 from 2 -3p