Friday, September 17, 2010

Mobility Forum & Town Hall scheduled for next week at Wharton High School

Present day Bruce B. Downs

Possible future Bruce B. Downs
 Frustrated over long commutes? Wonder what the plans are to reduce them?  Dream of using light rail to get to downtown and not fighting traffic?  Then you should attend this forum.

Jack Harris, Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio, Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe, and Commissioners Ann Hildebrand & Pat Mulieri from Pasco County will be hosting a mobility forum/town hall on September 22, 2010 at Wharton High School (20150 Bruce. B. Downs) in New Tampa.  Briefings will be presented on Hillsborough & Pasco County Transpor- tation Plans, and HART & TBARTA Rail & Rapid Bus Plans. 

Transportation improvements are scheduled for Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Cross Creek Boulevard, SR 54,SR 56, I-275, I-75 and more. These improvements include roads, rail, bus, bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

The Hillsborough County MPO, Pasco County MPO, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, City of Tampa, Planning Commission, TBARTA, PCPT, HART and the Florida Department of Trans- portation want to hear what you think about the future of transportation in your area.

Info displays will be available at 5:30 PM and the Town Hall starts at 6:30 PM.  Additional info:  (813) 273-3774, Ext. 342  or

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