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Metropolitan Planning Organization
Welcome to the Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is responsible for transportation planning in Pasco County. MPO planning activities are primarily funded by two federal grants that are channeled through the Florida Department of Transportation. Click here for more info.

Anclote Coastal Trail Alternatives Analysis Study

This project is a Pasco County MPO sponsored planning study to investigate alternative alignments and identify a preferred route for a multiuse bicycle/pedestrian trail segment to connect to the future extension of the Pinellas Trail that current ends north of the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs, to Pasco County’s Anclote Gulf Park, Anclote River Park and Key Vista Nature Park. Click here for more info.

Long Range Transportation Plan

The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board approved the Mobility 2040, the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan on December 11, 2014. Please view Press Release Click logo below for more info.

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Regional Multi-Use Trail Element (including map) Available

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – The Pasco County MPO announces the availability of the Regional Multi-Use Trail Element that includes a map of multi-use trails that are existing, planned/funded, unfunded and conceptual trails that was developed in conjunction with the West Central Florida – MPO Chairs Coordinating Committee (CCC). This regional transportation planning organization includes eight counties in west central Florida with a responsibility to coordinate transportation plans at the regional level.   The primary objectives of the Regional Multi-Use Trail Element includes:

  • Present bicycle movement as a major aspect of regional mobility
  • Present a list of issues and opportunities to be considered by the MPO’s and local governments in developing bicycle/pedestrian plans
  • Encourage cross jurisdiction coordination in the development of trails to promote regional connectivity
  • Highlight the importance and need for funding trails
  • Present consistency in trail design
  • Create a common language for addressing bicycle and pedestrian needs in the region

Copy of the Regional Multi-Use Trail Element (Large File, Please have patience..)

For more information please contact Allen Howell, Pasco MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner at 727 847-8140 or

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James H. Edwards
Transportation Planning Manager


8731 Citizens Dr.
New Port Richey, FL 34654-5598
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Ph: (727) 847-8140
Fx: (727) 847-8113

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