Upcoming Community Events


Westshore/West Tampa Community Working Group

Community Event

Time: 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Location: Four Points by Sheraton – Tampa Airport Westshore, Pasco/Sarasota Meeting Rooms

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Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Public Workshop

Public Workshop

Location: Downtown Tampa and Westshore

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On Monday, October 22nd, FDOT hosted a Tampa Bay Next/Forward Pinellas Community Working Group Meeting for the Pinellas Area at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center. Click to view the meeting presentation and Tampa Bay Next display boards from the meeting. Click to view the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan display boardsGateway Area Intermodal Center Study display board, and PSTA display boards that were presented at the meeting.

On Tuesday, September 25th, FDOT hosted a Tampa Bay Next Community Working Group Meeting for the East Tampa Area at Regan Park Community Center. Click to view the Tampa Bay Next presentation, Tampa Bay Next display boards, and Downtown Interchange Concepts from the meeting. Click to view the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan display boards, Hillsborough MPO Long Range Transportation Plan Scenario display boards and table reference materials that were presented at the meeting.

On Monday, June 25th, FDOT hosted a Tampa Bay Next Community Working Group Meeting for the Downtown Tampa/Urban Core Area at the Armature Works. Click to view the Real Time RecordTampa Bay Next presentation, Tampa Bay Next display boards, Downtown Interchange Concepts and supplemental materials from the meeting. Click to view the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan display boards, Intermodal Center Studies boards, Heights Mobility Study display boards, Hillsborough MPO Long Range Transportation Plan Scenario display boards and the Social Cultural Effects Map and reference table that were presented at the meeting.

On Monday, April 16th, FDOT hosted a Tampa Bay Next Community Open House Meeting for the Westshore / West Tampa Areas.
Click to view the Tampa Bay Next boards, Tampa Bay Next concept plans, the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan boards, the West Tampa Multimodal Plan boards,
Intermodal Center Studies boards and the 2045 MPO Scenario Planning boards that were presented at the meeting.

What is Tampa Bay Next?

Tampa Bay Next is a program to modernize Tampa Bay’s transportation infrastructure and prepare for the future.

Tampa Bay Next Priorities:

  • Move people and goods safely and efficiently
  • Build a comprehensive regional transportation system
  • Create meaningful opportunities for public input
  • Balance regional needs with community concerns
  • Commit to sustainable infrastructure decisions

FDOT is committed to a comprehensive approach to transportation planning and development for an integrated, multimodal regional transportation system.

The Program Includes:

Interstate Modernization

FDOT is working on multiple interstate improvement projects to modernize key interchanges, replace aging infrastructure, and improve mobility on portions of I-275 and I-4.

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Bicycle / Pedestrian Facilities

Streets are a vital part of livable, attractive communities and Florida is determined to drive down fatalities and injuries on our streets and highways. In fact, FDOT has identified Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties as top priorities for…

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Transportation Innovation

ITS, TSM&O, AV, CV…there are hundreds of acronyms floating through the transportation industry with the hopes that one, or a combination of several, will help provide congestion relief and system reliability in the Tampa Bay region.  FDOT District Seven anticipates…

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FDOT is integrating Transit into its project planning and development. FDOT is also funding a Regional Transit Feasibility Plan, administered by HART, to determine the preferred corridors and modes for future regional transit.

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Complete Streets

FDOT is changing the way we plan our roads!  In 2014, the FDOT State Secretary signed a Complete Streets Implementation Policy, which is a key component of improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety and providing truly context sensitive solutions to the community.

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Freight Mobility

What is freight mobility?  It’s how products get to the store. It’s how the things you buy online make it to your house. It’s how imports and exports move in and out of the region.  An accessible freight network promotes economic opportunity by reducing…

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We recommend you contact our Public Information Office  via this contact form. This will save you time and allow us to respond quickly and efficiently to all your questions.

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