All posts tagged pedestrian / bicycle projects

Trails Summit brings region together

Dozen of communities are coming together to create a continuous trail along the West Coast of Florida, which will connect to the new Coast-to-Coast Trail, and Hillsborough has an important role. As described by Hillsborough MPO Executive Planner Michele Ogilvie at the Gulf Coast Regional Trail Summit in Venice organized by the Tampa Bay Area…


FDOT to extend Selmon Greenway

This month, FDOT begins construction of a multi-use trail in Ybor City, along the north side of Adamo Drive (SR 60) from east of 19th Street to the existing Selmon Greenway. The trail is part of an intersection improvement project that also includes replacement of traffic signals, repaving, and new pedestrian signals. Construction will take…


FDOT embraces Complete Streets

Roadway engineering is a precise profession. Most of us have no idea that the roads we use started with a long mathematical equation of slopes, speeds, widths, clearances, and other dimensions. Yet as exact and consistent as designs have been over the years, things do change even in traffic engineering, and a new and innovative…


Conversion of Cass and Tyler Streets to Two-way Traffic continues

The City of Tampa continues to advance projects from the MPO’s Walk-Bike Plans into built facilities. Construction is under way transforming Cass Street and Tyler Street from the Hillsborough River to Nebraska Avenue into two-way streets. New to our community will be the first barrier-separated cycle path that will also be added along the south…


Bus, Bike & Ped projects move ahead

New projects continue to receive funding. The MPO has recently added several projects to the Transportation Improvement Program benefiting from competitive grant applications or as a result of lower than expected bids on other projects statewide. In February, the MPO acknowledged the more than $8 million HART was awarded from two Federal Transit Administration grant…

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