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TBARTA selects WSP to design 66-km BRT line in Florida, US [free access]

May 3, 2019

The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) has awarded a USD5 million contract to WSP USA to conduct a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study for the upcoming 66-km (41-mile)-long bus rapid transit (BRT) line. WSP will coordinate with stakeholders to develop route design alternatives, study the environmental impact of the project, and develop an application for a Capital Investment Grant (CIG) from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).


The BRT line will connect Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. It will run from downtown St. Petersburg, along I-275 through Tampa, to Wesley Chapel.