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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.

MPO Current activites

The Pasco MPO Board approved the 2015 List of Priority Projects
at their July 9, 2015 regularly scheduled meeting. The MPO in compliance with Section 339.175, Florida Statutes and applicable Federal law is responsible for identifying and prioritizing transportation projects and programs by updating and maintaining a List of Priority Projects annually. The 2015 List of Priority Projects provides guidance to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in the development and programming of Federal and State funded projects and programs as part of the FDOT’s Tentative Work Program, which will include a five year listing of transportation projects and programs for the Fiscal Years 2016-17 through 2020-21. The 2015 List of Priority Projects provides for priorities for all modes of transportation including Highway, Transit, Intersection, sidewalks and Trails, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Regional Priorities. Please see the Map of the 2015 List of Highway Priorities.

Anclote Coastal Trail Alternatives Analysis Study

This recently completed study was 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 currently ends north of the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs, to Pasco County’s Anclote Gulf Park, Anclote River Park and Key Vista Nature Park. The final public open house was held on June 17, 2015. Click here for a map of the preferred alternative presented at the meeting. Click here to view the full report, which has been divided into sections, including the 3 initial alternatives, order of magnitude costs and project summary.

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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U.S. 301 Corridor Land Use and Transportation Study

The Pasco County MPO sponsors a U.S 301 Corridor Land Use Vision and Transportation Strategy Study. The study kick off began with a workshop on March 12, 2015. The purpose of the U.S. 301 study is to create a vision for the U.S. 301 Corridor from Kossik Road to U.S. 98 Bypass that guides land use patterns and development characteristics with a supportive transportation system. The next steps will include follow up workshop(s) to address developing and confirming a vision statement, present results from workshop 1 that identified uniqueness features that provided strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats , review development tool recommendations and identify implementation strategies. The workshop also included a few visioning exercises that can be viewed below. Please stay tuned for follow up activities to be posted here. For more information please contact Manny Lajmiri at 727-847-8140 or . Please see below for additional information.

301 Corridor

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    Upcoming FDOT Resurfacing Project on U.S. 301 to Include Multi-Use Trail
    At the request of the Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) ...

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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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    8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
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