Public Meeting on 9.17.15 Learn More about our Transportation Planning Process


The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will hold a public meeting in coordination with the Polk Transportation Planning Organization (Polk TPO) regarding the TPO’s Federal Certification Review. Representatives from the FHWA and the FTA will be present and are interested in hearing from the public. The primary purpose of this review is to certify that the Polk MPO is meeting the planning requirements as defined by federal laws and regulations. During this meeting the FHWA and FTA will share best or innovative planning practices, techniques and/or technology.

Come and express your thoughts and comments about the transportation planning process. Your comments will allow the Federal Review Team to obtain a better understanding of issues specific to Polk County.

WHEN: September 17, 2015

TIME: 10:00 a.m. (or immediately following the TPO Board Meeting)

WHERE: Polk County Commission Boardroom, Neil Combee Administration Building,
330 West Church Street, Bartow, FL 33830

For further information, directions and to obtain a Comment Card, please call 863-533-6709 or visit Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. If you require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or require translation services (free of charge) contact the Board of County Commissioners, Communications Office by telephone (863) 534-6490 no later than four days prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, call (TDD) (863) 534-7777 or 1-800-955-8771 or voice impaired call 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service.

For complaints, questions or concerns about civil rights or nondiscrimination, please contact: Diane Slaybaugh, Title VI Coordinator at (863) 534-6495 or at

Momentum 2040


By the year 2040 Polk County is projected to be home to more than 1 million people. Create momentum for Polk's roads, trails and transit of the future by getting involved with our Long Range Transportation Plan update.