Public Comment Period Open: Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for HRTPO

May 10, 2017
Public Comment Period Open: Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for HRTPO

Draft Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2017-2018 through 2021-2022
Comment Period: May 10 to June 9, 2017

The Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is seeking comments from the public on the draft Transportation Improvement Program from May 10 – June 9, 2017. After the comment period closes and all input has been considered, the draft TIP will be presented for final adoption to the HRTPO Board on June 21, 2017, after seven (7) days public notice.

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) outlines the roadways, bridges, transit, aviation, rail, trail/bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and landscaping projects that are scheduled and funded for the next five years through 2022 in DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Hardee, Highlands, and Okeechobee counties.

The draft Transportation Improvement Program may be found at or at county or city administration offices and public libraries throughout the region.

Ways to Comment:

  • Visit us at your local library (dates and times below)
  • Email
  • Mail to 555 East Church Street, Bartow, FL 33830
  • Call (863) 534-7130 x 134

Join the HRTPO at a library near you to learn more about the plans and programs of the HRTPO and the draft Transportation Improvement Program

June 1, 2017

June 5, 2017

June 6, 2017


Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, income, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact  Marybeth Soderstrom, HRTPO Title VI Liaison, 863-534-7130, extension 134 (voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by email: