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Polk Transportation and Planning Organization

Public Notice

The Polk TPO announces the start of a 30-day public comment and review period for the Draft Transportation Improvement Plan. Public comments will be received May 9 - June 9, 2022. Written comments may be provided through an interactive map showing the proposed projects at http://www.crtiptool.com/polktip2022/. Interested parties may also submit written comments on the Draft TIP during the public comment period as well as, during the Public Hearing to be held during the TPO Board meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 330 West Church Street, Bartow.

Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

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Target Zero

The Polk Transportation Planning Organization has adopted a target of zero traffic fatalities on Polk County roads by the year 2040.

Two women walking on sidewalk.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities

Pedestrian and bicycle safety is an area of focus for the Polk TPO. There were 262 fatalities resulting from pedestrian and bicycle crashes between 2011 – 2021.

Bar chart demonstrating the annual pedestrian and cyclist crashes on Polk roadways.

TPO Safety Initiatives

Bicycle Safety Action Plan
Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

 

Know safety, no injury.
No safety, know injury.

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About Us

The Polk Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is the lead transportation for Polk county. The Polk TPO does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin in the administration of programs, activities or services. Learn more about the TPO's Non Discrimination Policy.

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