Tag Archives: Congestion

Pasco to put SR 54/56 corridor back under the microscope

“The highway, as it approaches Interstate 75, is the busiest stretch of road in the county west of U.S. 19, with state traffic counts showing 57,500 vehicles passing through daily. Meanwhile, projections estimate a 55 percent population increase along the corridor over the next two decades.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/roads/pasco-to-put-sr-5456-corridor-back-under-the-microscope/2234200By: C.T. BOWEN, PASCO TIMES COLUMNIST

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Tampa all ready to synchonize its traffic lights

“The MPO went to the Florida Department of Transportation seeking funding for the project. The state DOT will provide 80 percent, using federal funding for the software system, fiber optics and other equipment, with Tampa contributing 20 percent. . . . . In the past, the same pot of federal funding has been used to widen Bruce B. Downs Boulevard …

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Tampa area ranked 11th in nation for traffic congestion

“Using commuter information gleaned from car and truck GPS systems and smart phone apps, TomTom, a leading manufacturer of car navigation systems, gathers data for various times of the 24-hour period to determine when people are stuck in traffic and for how long. Using those parameters, the index rates Tampa 84th on the planet for congestion. Miami is the only …

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