Resilient Tampa Bay
In March 2019, the Tri-County TMA (Transportation Management Area) comprised of the Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco MPOs, FDOT, and TBPRC received a FHWA administration grant to conduct a regional transportation vulnerability analysis. Hillsborough MPO went through this process in 2014 and the effort is being expanded into the Tampa Bay Region. We are one of 11 pilots competitively selected from around the county.
Presentation Downloads (PDF):
December 2018 – FHWA Resilience & Durability to Extreme Weather Pilot Program
Provide information and recommendations to ensure the region’s transportation system meets the near and long term functional, economic, and quality of life goals of Tampa Bay’s residents, businesses, and visitors in the face of weather and climate changes.
Address FAST Act requirements for MPO long range transportation planning:
- Consider projects/strategies to improve the resilience and reliability of the transportation system; stormwater mitigation
- Consultation with agencies and officials responsible for natural disaster risk reduction
Focus on inland flooding, storm surge, and sea level rise.