The Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa are implementing pedestrian safety improvements on East Hillsborough Avenue. The improvements will incorporate seven (7) new pedestrian crossings at five (5) locations along the corridor between Nebraska Avenue and 50th Street. The project will occur in five (5) phases, beginning in March of 2015. All planned improvements will be completed by June of 2016.
Hillsborough Avenue at 11th Street
Hillsborough Avenue at Meridian Pointe Apartments/East Gate Plaza
Hillsborough Avenue at 37th Street: Download
Hillsborough Avenue at 46th Street
Walk Wise has been conducting safety outreach on the corridor talking to residents and businesses about safe walking and driving tips as well as conducting interactive safety presentations at community gathering places such as schools and apartment complexes. Walk Wise ambassadors are also out on the streets interviewing walkers, cyclists, and transit users about the improvements ad part of a qualitative evaluation of the safety project. Results of the evaluation will be completed by mid-2016.
Click here to download the pedestrian and driver safety tip card.