All posts tagged crashes

George Jetson, here we come!

We may not have flying space cars, but other advances in technology will be tested right here in Hillsborough County. A “Connected Vehicle” pilot program proposed by the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been awarded $2.4 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for an initial phase. If all goes well, the Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway…


Coming soon to a corridor near you!

At its June 2nd meeting, the MPO held a public hearing before adopting a $1.4 billion Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP funds a wide variety of projects over the next five years and begins to realize the MPO’s 2040 Plan. Public transit and rideshare improvements are an important part of the TIP, including: Replacing older buses in HART’s…


Safer Plant & Hyde Park Avenues planned

Prompted by a review of severe crashes, the City of Tampa and FDOT are planning changes to Plant Ave and Hyde Park Ave. Today, these roads exist as a one-way pair from Platt St to Kennedy Blvd near the University of Tampa. They have on-street parking and posted speeds of 30/35 mph and serve the…

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