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Traffic App a Two-way Street

July 11, 2018
Waze works, for traffic planners as well as commuters and other motorists. Hillsborough County...
bike to work week

Live Close to Work? It's Time to Leave Your car at Home and Get Some Exercise on Your Commute

May 17, 2023
May is National Bike Month with Friday, May 19, designated as National Bike to Work Day. This day...
Public Works Day

Inaugural Public Works Day Celebrated the Work of County Employees

May 31, 2023
The constant sound of a blaring horn from a front-end loader resulted in huge smiles and giggles....
Garrett Morgan

What Would Traffic Be Like Without the Yellow Light?

February 22, 2023
Hillsborough County's Public Works Department is celebrating Black History Month by honoring...
Traffic beacons

County-Installed Solar Backup Traffic Beacons Reduce Crashes after Hurricane Ian

November 9, 2022
With each storm that blows through Florida, there are opportunities to learn lessons to harden...
Hillsborough County Public Works

From Clean Water to Functional Streets, County Celebrates Those Who Make Modern Life Possible

May 13, 2022
Hillsborough County is celebrating the hard-working people who play an integral part in the...
Sidewalk with grass on one side and a rail on the other

Hillsborough Approves an Additional $20 million in Sidewalk Repair Funding

May 4, 2022
The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted 6 to 1 on Wednesday, May 4, to...
Cross walk in Tampa

With Extra Protections County Team Maintains Key Resources Services

May 4, 2020
From optimizing the County's traffic signal timing in response to fewer commuters to taking...
131st Avenue

Transportation Studies Sharpen Focus on Communities' Vision of Future

February 26, 2020
Pastor Donald Grantham is encouraged by Hillsborough County's thorough analysis of 131st Avenue, an...
Nine Eagles Drive

County Improvements Promote Safety, Traffic Flow at Schools

August 28, 2019
Traffic outside Farnell Middle and Bryant Elementary schools was a problem - for students crossing...
Natures Way Bloomingdale

Smoother Sidewalks Create Safer Strolling for Everyone

July 17, 2018
Uneven sidewalks that pose tripping hazards, your days are numbered. Hillsborough County is...

8 Ways to Stay Safe in the Orange Cone Zone

April 6, 2018
As drivers, passengers, cyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians, we are all responsible for...
Cars lined up near a school crossing area

New Safety Features Near Schools as Students Return to Class

August 18, 2023
Hillsborough County has improved traffic circulation for some schools while adding crosswalks and...