We heard what you want...
        Now, tell us how to get there

Turning challenges into opportunities for a thriving future
We have a great place to live, work, and play.
EG Simmons Park There are lots of reasons why about half a million more people will live and work here by 2040. We're a county filled great educational opportunities and neighborhood choices, from rural to urban living, and everything in between... There's something for everyone.

Old Hyde Park Village Our fantastic weather lets us enjoy our natural resources and the world's most beautiful beaches year-round. And our variety of restaurants, shopping, arts, entertainment, and parks are wrapped around a rich cultural history.
In Imagine 2040 : Part 1, thousands weighed in on long-range strategies for growth, development, and transportation.

View the results, background information, video, and more.

Tell us more about land use growth strategies for Hillsborough County and your neighborhood. And, with limited funding available, consider which transportation investments will best support a prosperous future.


Starting July 10th through September 1st -

Tell us how to get there!

To thank you for your valuable time, complete the Imagine 2040 Part 2 interactive survey by August 25th to get a *FREE ticket to  Florida's Largest Home Show on Labor Day Weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds, where you will get innovative ideas and expert advice at 900+ exhibits, all under one roof! 


*Offer is limited to one completed survey per unique email address.
This is your vision, and we need your BIG ideas!
What will make you, your children, and grandchildren love Hillsborough County for generations to come?

We need you!  

Think about how your life right now has been shaped by plans put in place many years ago. The exciting thing is, this time it's your turn!


Go to Imagine2040 to share what is important to you.

The vision you help create will guide that plans that are the blueprint to our future - the Plan 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan and the Comprehensive Plans for Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City and Hillsborough County. 

You're invited to our Launch Event!

The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization 

for Transportation & Planning Commission 

invite you to start your engines and... 


at our

Imagine 2040 Media Day Launch Event 

Thursday, July 10


Tampa Bay Grand Prix logo  

3404 Cragmont Drive, Tampa, Florida 

Press Conference at 10a

hosted by AM Tampa Bay's Jack Harris

Be among the first to try Imagine2040 : Part 2 on iPads!  



Limited complimentary racing slots

available starting at 8:00 a.m.!

Missed the press conference?

You can still stop by Tampa Bay Grand Prix

until 3p to take the survey & race for just $10!  


Bicycle valet will be available for the press conference.  

Working together... with You!
A special thank you to our Imagine 2040 partners!
Imagine 2040 is a partnership between the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization for Transportation and the Planning Commission. We are privileged to work together with the citizens, businesses, and other community stakeholders to prepare the Imagine2040 Vision in coordination and cooperation with our partners in planning:

Hillsborough County
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City of Temple Terrace logo
City of Plant City logo
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Thank you to our

promotional partners!


Florida's largest Home Show 



We appreciate your

commitment to improving

the quality of life for 

our community. 

32nd Annual Planning &
Design Awards Call for Entries!
presented by Tampa Electric & Peoples Gas


Do you see projects built in the last five years that are improving the quality of life in Hillsborough County? 


Enter your favorite projects in our Annual Planning & Design Awards! Submissions are due by August 27th. Check out the Call for Entries for details on criteria and how to submit your entry. Everything you need to know is right here!  

Save the Date : October 30, 2014
Dinner & Awards Program to be held at
A La Carte Event Pavilion

Issue 15 | July 2014
Imagine 2040 : Part 2
special edition
In this issue

Schedule a Presentation!

If you'd like a presentation made to your office, group, or organization about Imagine 2040 Part 2 and planning for the future of Hillsborough County, please email us or call us at 813/272-5940.

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