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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. To learn more, click here.

MPO Current activites
  

VISION 54/56
The MPO has begun studying potential highway and transit improvements on the S.R. 54/56 corridor from U.S. 19 to Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.  This study has been divided into two phases.

The first phase includes a citizen led task force approach with the objective of recommending up to 6 viable and practicable options. Click logo for more info.
 
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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.


MPO Newsletter
The MPO periodically distributes a newsletter highlighting Pasco County MPO Transportation Planning Activities. The recent Fall/Winter 2015 edition is in current circulation. Please view this current issue and all previous issues at:
MPO Newsletter Fall/Winter 2015


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.
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U.S. 301 Corridor Land Use and Transportation Strategy Study
The Pasco County MPO held its final Public Workshop on the U.S. 301 Land Use and Transportation Strategy Study on November 18, 2015. The purpose of the U.S. 301 study was 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. Please see below for all the presentation materials and additional information regarding the study. For more information please contact Manny Lajmiri at (727) 847-8140 or .

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  • U.S. 301 Land Use and Transportation Strategy Study- Final Report (Large file 13.7MB)
  • U.S. 301 Study presentation to MPO on December 10, 2015
  • U.S. 301 Study presentation on November 18, 2015
  • Notice of upcoming U.S. 301 Land Use and Transportation Strategy Study on November 18, 2015
  • Character Districts- US 301 Land Use and Transportation Strategy Study for November 18, 2015 Public Meeting 
  • Summary of both public workshops (March 12, 2015 and June 3, 2015) presentation to MPO on June 11, 2015
  • U.S. 301 Study presentation for June 3, 2015
  • U.S. 301 Study presentation for March 12, 2015
  • Workshop 1 (March 12, 2015) Visioning Exercise Results
  • Workshop 1 (March 12, 2015) Visioning Workshop Summary
  • News - View All
    Mobility 2040: A vision for the 54/56 Corridor
    Phase I Study - Defining Transportation Alternatives ...
    MOBILITY 2040: A vision for the 54/56 Corridor
    Phase I Study- Defining Transportation Alternatives ...
    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

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