Current Projects & Drafts

This area contains transportation planning projects that are currently under development or are in draft status.

TIP Amendments: Walk Bike Safety Outreach and HART New Passenger Ferry Grant These TIP amendments will impact two projects, noted below: 444199-1 Walk/Bike Safety Outreach 451342-1 HART New Passenger Ferry Grant The first amendment will add funds to the FY23 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Walk/Bike Safety Outreach led by FDOT. This project will use geofencing to reach a target audience of road users on the High…
Hillsborough County Bicycle Network Plan Project Overview Committed to improving the mobility and safety of all residents, Hillsborough County and the TPO are looking to identity, evaluate, and prioritize bicycle facility needs along the County’s roadway transportation network. Establishing a data-driven methodology and process to address the mobility and safety needs of people on bicycles will assist in realizing the…
Image of HART AV Shuttle State of the System Report 2021 Introduction State of Good Repair & Resilience (SGR) Vision Zero Smart Cities Real Choices When Not Driving Performance Based Planning and Programming Introduction Introduction to the 2021 Data The State of the System report shows how our transportation system has performed in recent years, and whether we have made progress toward achieving our goals and…
Plant City Canal Trail Study Project Overview The Canal Connector Trail was identified as one of three (3) catalyst projects in the Plant City Walk-Bike Plan prepared by the Hillsborough TPO in 2018. The city currently has a very limited amount of active transportation or recreational trail systems that would fit the description of regional context.  Introducing an iconic trail…
Freight Supply Chain Resilience Study Everyone’s Talking About Supply Chains! Just about everything you see or use in your home or workplace has been touched by a supply chain. A supply chain represents the entire process of making and selling goods, from the raw materials and machinery used to manufacture a good through its delivery to a store or customer….
Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Study Community Air Monitoring Sites The Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Study established Community Air Monitoring Sites to help communities and governments understand the air quality where people live, work, learn and play. Community sites host a small, affordable air monitor (e.g. PurpleAir and Clarity monitors) that measure air pollutants. Monitors were also tested at a…
Health Impact Assessment of LRTP Complete Street Projects Project Background and Overview The Hillsborough TPO passed a Health in All Policies (HiAP) Resolution in 2019 and has since made strides to integrate health concerns and priorities into all area of the transportation planning process, with the recognition that transportation does more than just move us around; transportation is a critical factor that influences people’s health…
Garden Steps | Runner Up in the National Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge! The Third Annual Grow Community Gardens Conference took place on May 15, 2020.  Hosted by the Coalition of Community Gardens, the conference included presentations on food and health policy, and future directions for Garden Steps and the Coalition. To see a video of the conference and presentations, CLICK HERE. To view the conference flyer, CLICK…
Tampa School Safety Study Project Overview Photo of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor’s inaugural “Crosswalk to Classrooms” unveiled at a press conference to announce the City’s commitment to Vision Zero during the National Safe Routes to Schools Conference. Crosswalk is located at Rampello Magnet School.  Scope of the Study Tampa School Transportation Safety Study scope outlines strategies for a school…
Vision Zero Hillsborough PLEASE JOIN US as we honor lives lost in traffic crashes on World Day of Remembrance, November 21st. Check out details on how to get involved. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2tOye9DKdQ What is Vision Zero all about? At the core of the worldwide Vision Zero movement is the belief that death and injury on city streets is preventable –…
Hurricane Evacuation Route sign with Traffic Storm Evacuation Forecast & Shelter-in-place Scenarios Study Final Report Project Goals FAQ Engagment Documents Contact Study Overview A critical component of transportation agencies’ policy and program decision-making is system resilience to disruption. Evacuation plans are one way to respond to disruptions, such as hurricanes, or flooding. These plans are part of state and county operations plans, and include an inventory of available…
Global smart city platform market 2021 Smart Cities Mobility Plan Plan overview A final version of the Smart Cities Mobility Plan is now available! The Smart Cities Study Survey is also complete and the results are included in the Plan. Smart Cities technologies can help create a system that is safe, comfortable and convenient for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders & automobile drivers. Existing & cutting-edge…
Transit and Affordable Housing Coordinating affordable housing and transit June 2020 – Affordable Housing and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) are increasingly being discussed as a paired challenge facing planners for good reason. Housing and transportation represent the first and second largest expenditures for a majority of U.S. households (Center for Transit Oriented Development, 2014). According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,…

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