Current Projects & Drafts

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

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…
TIP Amendments for Westshore Interchange, Downtown Interchange and Traffic Management Technology The TPO will consider a set of 14 TIP Amendments at the Board meeting on October 13, 2021. These TIP amendments were requested by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for safety and operational improvements at the Downtown Interchange at I-275 and I-4, the Westshore Interchange Reconstruction and Traffic Congestion Management Technology deployments at various…
Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Study Project Overview The Low-Cost Air Quality Monitoring Pilot Study will study the air quality affecting communities near I-275 and I-4 using low-cost air quality monitors. The study will establish monitoring sites accessible to and in collaboration with the local community to measure hazardous pollutants from vehicular traffic. This pilot phase will teach us about localized…
University of South Florida to Green ARTery Trail Study Based on interviews with partner agencies and community groups and a survey of existing conditions in the study area, three alternatives are proposed to connect the Green ARTery Trail to the USF area shown in the graphics below.  These alternatives have been scored based on their ability to improve safety and meet the goals of…
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…
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 Take Survey! 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 Smart Cities technologies can help create a system that is safe, comfortable and convenient for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders & automobile drivers. Existing & cutting-edge technologies like navigation apps, real-time traffic management, smart street lights & many others can solve real-world problems by providing information to travelers, improving communication among road users, planning…
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,…
Carrollwood Village Park Safe Access to Parks Pilot Study (previously Park Speed Zone Pilot Study) Project Overview The purpose of the Safe Access to Parks Pilot Study (previously 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…

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