All posts tagged traffic

Have your say on development and traffic in Brandon

The Brandon Corridors & Mixed Use Centers Pilot study is a joint pilot project of the Planning Commission and Hillsborough MPO. The purpose of the study is to better coordinate the envisioned land use pattern with planned transportation improvements along Brandon’s major east-west corridors – Brandon Boulevard, Lumsden Road, and Bloomingdale Avenue. These busy corridors…


District 7 is keeping busy!

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently shared three studies with the MPO looking at the possibility of widening sections of state roads that have been on a waiting list for quite some time. FDOT District 7 has been interested in moving these forward, as a matter of fact, the US 92 PD&E Re-evaluation Study…


MPO approves Brandon Boulevard study

 The MPO board approved the  Brandon Blvd/SR 60 study on  January 7, 2014, including a  number of recommendations to  make this busy highway safer and  easier to navigate by drivers,  bicyclists and people on foot. The study analyzed traffic and  crash data to identify trends and potential areas of concern. Issues identified included: Potential increase…


TomTom beats about congestion

How bad our traffic was on Friday, February 17, 2012?  According to TomTom, it was worst day last year in the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. How do they know? TomTom is a major maker of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices.  Over the past six years, they have captured over six trillion anonymous speed measurements from…

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