The Polk Transportation Planning Organization is being evaluated by the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration as part of the Lakeland – Winter Haven Transportation Management Area Certification Review.
By Federal Law, this review is required every four years, and will include a site visit on September 12, 2023. A public comment
and review period for the Polk TPO 2023 Federal Certification Review commenced July 28 and will continue through October 13, 2023. Public comments are important to the certification review, as they allow residents to provide direct input on the transportation planning process for their area.
Submit comments in the following ways:
• Attend the site visit - Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at the Polk County Administration Building, Room 413 at 330 W. Church St., Bartow.
• Mail comments to Julia Davis, Polk TPO, P.O. Box 9005, Drawer TS-05, Bartow, FL 33831-9005
• Call (863) 534-6529.
• Comment on the Polk TPO Facebook page.
• Contact the members of the Review Team directly:
FHWA FL Division:
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region IV:
Point of contact: Brandon Oliver, Community Planner, Federal Transit Administration: firstname.lastname@example.org, (404) 865-5475.