The three most populated counties in the seven-county Tampa Bay area are Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. County lines are blurred when you are traveling. That’s why transportation planning must take a more regional approach.
The plan will build on decades of planning and bridge the gap between the regional vision for transit throughout the region and define the projects that are most competitive for federal funding. An evaluation process using clearly defined criteria will identify the top transit corridors in the region, and ultimately one “catalyst project” that could be implemented first, followed by other projects to move forward around the region.
The purpose of the plan is to identify:
A successful plan will:
The project is being funded by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and is being administered by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART). The consultant team for this project is led by Jacobs Engineering Group.
The Regional Transit Feasibility Plan will be completed under the direction and guidance of the following agencies and stakeholders:
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