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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

The TBARTA MPOs CCC Board Meeting
is scheduled for this Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 am. This meeting will take place in the Hillsborough County Building located at 601 East Kennedy Boulevard, 18th Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33602.
Public Hearing Notice
Meeting packet: TBARTA MPOs CCC Board Meeting

(Roadway Capacity Improvements and Number of Lanes for the 2020 to 2040 time period) and Table 2-1 (Roadway Project Costs and Revenues (2020-2040)

The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comments and input on a proposed amendment to the 2040 Cost Affordable Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).  Notice of Public Hearing  - December 8, 2016 –  Link for Public Notice.   The Long Range Transportation Plan Map 2-3  (Proposed Map 2-3 and Original Map 2-3) illustrates the Roadway Capacity Improvements and Number of Lanes for the 2020 to 2040 time period. The LRTP number of lanes and costs needs to reflect and be consistent with the State’s Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) facilities/Plan. This LRTP Amendment requested by FDOT is to ensure that the future I-75 number of lanes is in the adopted LRTP is consistent with the SIS Plan and reflects the same estimates.  This amendment for the segment of segment of I-75 from the Hillsborough County Line to S.R. 54 to 10 lanes Freeway is to include Managed Lanes, (currently I-75 is shown as 8 lanes Freeway), (Hillsborough County Line to S.R. 56) and 6 lanes Freeway (S.R. 56 to S.R. 54).  (Table 2-1 Proposed and Table 2-1 Original).

The LRTP amendment is scheduled for adoption at a public hearing on December 8, 2016, at the regularly scheduled MPO Board meeting that begins at 10:00 A.M. held at the follow location:  Historical Pasco County Courthouse, Board Room - Second Floor, 37918 Meridian Avenue, Dade City,  FL., 33525.  Persons wishing further information or needing a copy of the proposed Draft Amendment to the 2040 LRTP should call the MPO office at (727) 847 8140 or access  Written comments regarding the Draft Amendment to the 2035 LRTP are welcome.  E-mail comments can be sent to .  

Anclote Coastal Trail
Design Activities Pending-Details coming soon.

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is undertaking a planning study to address current conditions, stakeholder concerns (incl. bicyclists and local residents), commonly used bicycle routes, options or improvement types available, costs and priorities for the northeast area of Pasco County, sometimes known as the San Antonio Hills.  The bicycle safety measures will consider engineering solutions, education strategies, and enforcement options. We are soliciting input from all interested parties to provide insight into the areas that are of the most concern for all users. The link provided below will take you to a map showing several bicycle club routes some of which overlap each other (dashed lines). This map was displayed at a public information meeting that was held on August 18, 2016 in Dade City. You can download the PDF file (2MB) and either comment directly on the map and attached a scanned version of the map and submit electronic comments to the MPO at: You may also mail comments to the address below. Should you have any questions please contact the MPO office.

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Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization
Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning
8731 Citizens Drive, Suite 320
New Port Richey, FL 34654
(727) 847-8140

VISION 54/56
The MPO had 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 had been divided into two phases.

Phase involved a citizen led task force approach with the objective of recommending up to 6 viable including a “no build” alternative . Task force recommendations for phase I was presented to the MPO Board on June 9, 2016 . The MPO Board authorized staff to move forward with  phase 2 of the study to evaluate the recommended alternatives and selecting a preferred alternative. The purpose of phase 2 will be to:

  • Evaluate the 5 to 6 alternatives resulting from Phase 1.
  • Facilitate extensive public engagement and outreach.
  • Select and refine a preferred alternative.
  • Develop an implementation plan.
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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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