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Polk Transportation and Planning Organization

Polk TPO 2019 Federal TMA Certification Review

Please note: The Federal TMA Certification Review site visit, and the opportunity for public comment, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 9th.

The Polk TPO 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 October 9, 2019.

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:

Comments received by November 9, 2019, will be considered in the writing of the report.

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The New Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards went into effect this year for web pages and all PDF documents and forms. Polk TPO is committed to making its website accessible to all users, including those with disabilities. While Polk TPO is working to meet the new ADA requirements, we removed some of the documents and forms off the website.

If you have questions or are unable to find the resource that you are looking for, please contact us at: (863) 534-6486.

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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.


Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities

Pedestrian and bicycle safety is an area of focus for the Polk TPO. There were 194 fatalities resulting from pedestrian and bicycle crashes between 2006 – 2016.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities

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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