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Hillsborough County residents will decide in November whether a one-cent sales tax increase could be the solution to traffic and transportation woes.

Future Of TBX To Be Decided Wednesday

Jun 20, 2016
tampabayexpress.com

The future of the Tampa Bay Express (TBX) is set to be decided upon at the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization this Wednesday.

Yoselis Ramos

A plan to expand I-275 and I-4, and build express toll lanes was voted into Hillsborough County's Metropolitan Planning Organization five-year redevelopment plan called TIP.  

The plan, called Tampa Bay Express (TBX), was passed but Les Miller, Chairman of MPO, told the Florida Department of Transportation it had to update the 20-year-old study it is using to justify the plan.