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Greeley Tribune
Road improvements on I-25 begin with new climbing lane near Berthoudby Spring 2017. The project is a combined effort of the Colorado Department of
Road improvements on I-25 begin with new climbing lane near Berthoud
Greeley Tribune / Posted 35 minutes ago
by Spring 2017. The project is a combined effort of the Colorado Department of Transportation and the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization. It is the first new capacity project since 2006. “For the first time in over 10 years,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Meet IMCAL's new executie directorat the SEED Center. Cheri Soileau has been serving as the newly hired executiv
Meet IMCAL's new executie director
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 57 minutes ago
at the SEED Center. Cheri Soileau has been serving as the newly hired executive director of IMCAL and the director of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). She has only been serving in these roles for a little over a month but she said... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Regional Transportation Authority headquarters adds tenant70,000 square feet, and the RTA occupies about 36,500 square feet of that. The
Regional Transportation Authority headquarters adds tenant
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted an hour ago
70,000 square feet, and the RTA occupies about 36,500 square feet of that. The current tenant list, which includes the Metropolitan Planning Organization, Valley Transit, South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services, Nueces County Social and... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
State, transportation leaders looking to alleviate traffic on I-35long run. Mobility35 was formed back in 2011 by Texas Department of Transportat
State, transportation leaders looking to alleviate traffic on I-35
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 hours ago
long run. Mobility35 was formed back in 2011 by Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Austin and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Stay tuned to KVUE for a full report from Mark Wiggins on the senator’s press conference... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
State and Transportation Leaders Looking to Alleviate Traffic Congestion on I-35so drivers will not have to stop. Mobility 35 was formed back in 2011 by TxDOT
State and Transportation Leaders Looking to Alleviate Traffic Congestion on I-35
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 6 hours ago
so drivers will not have to stop. Mobility 35 was formed back in 2011 by TxDOT, the city of Austin and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. As for Thursday’s meeting with Senator Kirk Watson, he is expected to focus on improving... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Metroplan board OKs money for I-30, but not I-30the amendment "with the clear understanding by the AHTD and the FHWA staff that
Metroplan board OKs money for I-30, but not I-30
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
the amendment "with the clear understanding by the AHTD and the FHWA staff that 30 Crossing will come back before the MPO [Metropolitan Planning Organization] for approval." RPAC was warned by the AHTD that a decision not to amend the... Read more
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Daily Journal
Chelius named GDL championteen driver and teen passenger (when driven by teens) deaths has fallen to reco
Chelius named GDL champion
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
teen driver and teen passenger (when driven by teens) deaths has fallen to record lows. Chelius led SJTPO, the Metropolitan Planning Organization serving Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Salem counties, from its inception in 1993... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tampa Bay Express project to move forwardreviewing the Transportation Improvement Program, our news partner The Tampa Ba
Tampa Bay Express project to move forward
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
reviewing the Transportation Improvement Program, our news partner The Tampa Bay Times reports the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization policy committee voted unanimously to pass it up to the full MPO board. The MPO is... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Potential MoDOT grant cuts could impact Jefferson Citywith the goal to improve the commute to and from the area. The grant funds are
Potential MoDOT grant cuts could impact Jefferson City
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
with the goal to improve the commute to and from the area. The grant funds are administered through the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, which includes Jefferson City, St. Martins, Holts Summit, Lake Mykee, Wardsville, Taos... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg celebrates National Bike to Work Daypromotes healthy living," said LaKeylah White, executive director of federal an
Hattiesburg celebrates National Bike to Work Day
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
promotes healthy living," said LaKeylah White, executive director of federal and state programs for the Hattiesburg Metropolitan Planning Organization. "Here in Mississippi, we have one of the highest obesity rates in America, so hopefully,... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Nye County commissioners OK bike planprepared the Nevada Statewide Bicycle Plan that concentrated on outside areas o
Nye County commissioners OK bike plan
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 6 days ago
prepared the Nevada Statewide Bicycle Plan that concentrated on outside areas of metropolitan Nevada, including Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Regional Transportation Commission... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Taxi companies, City Reps still stunned by Uber debate backlashthe vehicles meant to store motorized wheelchairs. Council said one local taxi
Taxi companies, City Reps still stunned by Uber debate backlash
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
the vehicles meant to store motorized wheelchairs. Council said one local taxi company has tapped into state funds, through the Metropolitan Planning Organization, to retrofit vehicles for motorized wheelchair. It suggested Uber explore that opt... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
RTA building aims to anchor vibrant uptown of the futureadded the building was designed with the community in mind. Several of the tena
RTA building aims to anchor vibrant uptown of the future
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 8 days ago
added the building was designed with the community in mind. Several of the tenants are public-serving entities, like the Metropolitan Planning Organization and Nueces County, and at least two of the spaces — a large boardroom and a rooftop venue... Read more
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The News & Observer
Triangle transportation choices a matter of economy – and healthbus service and create a commuter rail line will be considered by transportatio
Triangle transportation choices a matter of economy – and health
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
bus service and create a commuter rail line will be considered by transportation planning agencies. The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and the GoTriangle transit authority are holding public comment on the proposed Wake... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 12 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 12 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Cape Council mulls major projects"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It wou
Cape Council mulls major projects
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 13 days ago
"We keep talking about getting meetings over here from across the river. It would be good for the Horizon Council or the Metropolitan Planning Organization meetings." Staff brought to light that a city charter school looked at the property two... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Friday, May 13public transportation. The passenger train would start in Collier County and ru
5 things to know for Friday, May 13
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
public transportation. The passenger train would start in Collier County and run up to Tice community. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization is driving the idea to make the public train proposal a reality. The gun George Zimmerman... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Public train system considered in Lee Countyit's very unsafe, so I think primarily this would be a lot safer than what they
Public train system considered in Lee County
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
it's very unsafe, so I think primarily this would be a lot safer than what they have now," said Priest. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization is driving the idea to make the public train proposal a reality. So far, MPO said the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Public train system considered in Lee Countyit's very unsafe, so I think primarily this would be a lot safer than what they
Public train system considered in Lee County
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
it's very unsafe, so I think primarily this would be a lot safer than what they have now," said Priest. The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization is driving the idea to make the public train proposal a reality. So far, MPO said the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City RTC to form committee on city streetsapproved to conduct a citywide asphalt patch repair project. Pittenger also pr
Carson City RTC to form committee on city streets
Nevada Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
approved to conduct a citywide asphalt patch repair project. Pittenger also presented the budgets for transit, Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, the RTC, and street maintenance. In the last budget, $200,000 remains uncommitted... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Mayor: New traffic strategies show gains in 2016 seasonfollow-up meeting will be held with the stakeholders in May. Ruane and Vice Ma
Mayor: New traffic strategies show gains in 2016 season
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 15 days ago
follow-up meeting will be held with the stakeholders in May. Ruane and Vice Mayor Mick Denham are members of the metropolitan planning organization, which includes the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Department of... Read more
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The Advocate
Ascension looks to shift road spending to leverage major highway projectsPlanning Commission or the state Department of Transportation and Development.
Ascension looks to shift road spending to leverage major highway projects
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Planning Commission or the state Department of Transportation and Development. The Capital Region Planning Commission, a metropolitan planning organization, manages a pot of federal highway dollars for the Baton Rouge region. Roux said the... Read more
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Boston Globe
How likely is it that the Green Line extension will actually get built?find those dollars. The cities of Cambridge and Somerville have already pitched
How likely is it that the Green Line extension will actually get built?
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
find those dollars. The cities of Cambridge and Somerville have already pitched in about $75 million, and the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization has pledged to shift about $152 million in funds to the project — but even then, the state... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
In a postcard, DOT tells Gaston residents the Garden Parkway is deadshe said. It’s possible a new bridge could still be built over the Catawba Riv
In a postcard, DOT tells Gaston residents the Garden Parkway is dead
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
she said. It’s possible a new bridge could still be built over the Catawba River, however. The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization has discussed the Catawba Crossings project, which proposes to construct a road on a new... Read more
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Boston Globe
State will move forward with scaled-down Green Line planamount. To pay for the project, transportation officials say they have also ro
State will move forward with scaled-down Green Line plan
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
amount. To pay for the project, transportation officials say they have also rounded up $150 million from the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization from money that was supposed to go toward an additional Green Line station, as well as... Read more
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Boston Globe
Scaled-back Green Line extension would cost $2.3 billionthe cities of Somerville and Cambridge, totaling $75 million. Another $152 mill
Scaled-back Green Line extension would cost $2.3 billion
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
the cities of Somerville and Cambridge, totaling $75 million. Another $152 million would be provided from the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization, using money that had been earmarked for a potential later phase of the project, which... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Cape Coral City Council discusses parks plan, additional PR helpPIOs, officials said in an April 29 memo to council. Staff recommended "piggyb
Cape Coral City Council discusses parks plan, additional PR help
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 17 days ago
PIOs, officials said in an April 29 memo to council. Staff recommended "piggybacking" for outside help with the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization, which contracts with four firms for such services. "While the budget for these services... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Don’t give up on Lone Star Railfor a project with obvious regional importance but still lacking in definition
Don’t give up on Lone Star Rail
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
for a project with obvious regional importance but still lacking in definition and form. For example, the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, which serves the San Antonio region, reserved $20 million for passenger rail in 2007. But... Read more
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Orange County Register
Investing in transportfor addressing the region’s current and future transportation challenges in com
Investing in transport
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
for addressing the region’s current and future transportation challenges in compliance with clean air standards. As the metropolitan planning organization for our region, SCAG is required to by state and federal law to produce a long-range... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail projectand the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Cen
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail project
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
and the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Central. The City of Waco and the City of Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization have endorsed the high-speed rail project. Copyright 2016 KXXV. All Rights... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail projectand the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Cen
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail project
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
and the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Central. The City of Waco and the City of Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization have endorsed the high-speed rail project. Copyright 2016 KXXV. All Rights... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail projectand the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Cen
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail project
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
and the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Central. The City of Waco and the City of Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization have endorsed the high-speed rail project. Copyright 2016 KXXV. All Rights... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail projectand the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Cen
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail project
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
and the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Central. The City of Waco and the City of Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization have endorsed the high-speed rail project. Copyright 2016 KXXV. All Rights... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City taking over South Carson St. discussed by boardin traffic. A conceptual design is now in the works by the Regional Transportat
Carson City taking over South Carson St. discussed by board
Nevada Appeal / Posted 20 days ago
in traffic. A conceptual design is now in the works by the Regional Transportation Commission and funded by Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. The item was for discussion purposes only. The board did take action on whether the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail projectand the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Cen
Limestone Co. residents, officials oppose to Texas high-speed rail project
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
and the first steps of land acquisition under Texas law, according to Texas Central. The City of Waco and the City of Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization have endorsed the high-speed rail project. Copyright 2016 KXXV. All Rights... Read more
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Boston Globe
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extensionthe plan to be unveiled Monday. “MassDOT appreciates the collaboration by Camb
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
the plan to be unveiled Monday. “MassDOT appreciates the collaboration by Cambridge, Somerville, and the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization throughout this process and looks forward to further discussion of the redesign and its... Read more
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Boston Globe
Somerville, Cambridge leaders to push for city funding for Green Line extensionoutside help. The state also made headway in putting more federal funds toward
Somerville, Cambridge leaders to push for city funding for Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
outside help. The state also made headway in putting more federal funds toward the gap on Thursday. The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization began the process of putting $152 million in federal money toward the project at the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extensiona complex of housing and office space in East Cambridge that would include the
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
a complex of housing and office space in East Cambridge that would include the new Lechmere Station. And the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization, which allocates federal transportation money in the region, took the first step in a plan... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Somerville, Cambridge Plan To Deliver $75 Million With Hopes Of Advancing Green Line ProjectDirector Paul Regan told the News Service that state transportation officials o
Somerville, Cambridge Plan To Deliver $75 Million With Hopes Of Advancing Green Line Project
WBUR Boston / Posted 21 days ago
Director Paul Regan told the News Service that state transportation officials on Thursday requested the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization move about $190 million into the construction of seven new Green Line stations in... Read more
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The Maui News
Metropolitan panel holds first meetingWill Spence and state Transportation Director Ford Fuchigami. Approved by the
Metropolitan panel holds first meeting
The Maui News / Posted 21 days ago
Will Spence and state Transportation Director Ford Fuchigami. Approved by the County Council earlier this year, the metropolitan planning organization is a federal requirement for "urban-zone areas" that reach or exceed populations of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Officials: PSP funding coming at expense of roadsperiod from May 23 through June 24 with a County Planning Commission meeting pl
Officials: PSP funding coming at expense of roads
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
period from May 23 through June 24 with a County Planning Commission meeting planned for June 16. Based on commentary, WATS Metropolitan Planning Organization will adopt the programs on July 18, Murawski said. "Then it goes to the state and the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
'TBX Yes' supports adding tolled express lanes to I-4, I-275the community matters and we need to be first,” he said. The two groups will g
'TBX Yes' supports adding tolled express lanes to I-4, I-275
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 23 days ago
the community matters and we need to be first,” he said. The two groups will go head-to-head in front of the Tampa Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting. "We're asking people to sign the petition, to call the members of the MPO, to... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
‘Dam-Less’ Downtown River Proposal Still Asking for FeedbackDES MOINES, Iowa - Tubing, kayaking, boating - you name it, and the Des Moines
‘Dam-Less’ Downtown River Proposal Still Asking for Feedback
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 25 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa - Tubing, kayaking, boating - you name it, and the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is envisioning it. "Don't we want something better for our downtown Des Moines? And not just make [the rivers] safe, but actually... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
New developments may be coming to Tampa highwaysinterchange at i-275 and state road 60. Millions of dollars in highway improve
New developments may be coming to Tampa highways
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 25 days ago
interchange at i-275 and state road 60. Millions of dollars in highway improvements could go elsewhere. The Hillsborough metropolitan planning organization is in charge of deciding whether to approve the TBX plan or not. You can weigh in at a... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bridge design to take more right of way in T.C. Ayers Parkplans would establish hike and bike trails — an effort that would be coordinate
Bridge design to take more right of way in T.C. Ayers Park
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 25 days ago
plans would establish hike and bike trails — an effort that would be coordinated with the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization — improving existing parks and developing a new park on the former Washington Elementary... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
FDOT official: Move forward on TBX in Tampa or lose interstate improvementsforward, Hillsborough County can kiss most interstate improvements goodbye, at
FDOT official: Move forward on TBX in Tampa or lose interstate improvements
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
forward, Hillsborough County can kiss most interstate improvements goodbye, at least for the next 20 years or more. If the Metropolitan Planning Organization decides not to include Tampa Bay Express in its Transportation Improvement Plan, the... Read more
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