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New HRTPO FY 2018-2021 TIP Website

New HRTPO FY 2018-2021 TIP Website

New HRTPO FY 2018-2021 TIP Website

By Michael S. Kimbrel, Principal Transportation Engineer


The FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), approved by the HRTPO Board last April, has received Federal approval and went into effect on October 1, 2017.  The new TIP represents a full update of the TIP – the previous full update having been approved in July 2014.


In conjunction with the new TIP, HRTPO staff – working with its web consultant, Insercorp LTD – overhauled and upgraded the TIP website (www.HRTPOTIP.org) to improve accessibility to the updated TIP information.  The website includes comprehensive information on the development of the TIP, as well as detailed procedures for requesting revisions to the TIP.



The TIP website provides two user-friendly tools to search for projects of interest.  The TIP Project Search Tool allows one to search for a project by entering criteria such as a street name or project description.  An Advanced Search option allows the user to filter the search by jurisdiction, project type, etc.  The TIP Interactive Project Map provides a geographic search option, allowing the user to find project information by zooming into an area and clicking on a project on the map.


Key upgrades to the TIP website:


  • Responsive design – website automatically changes to fit the device being used to read it


  • Ability to adjust font size


  • Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for color palette and screen motion


  • Expanded language translator – approximately 104 languages


  • “New to the TIP” button – orientation for new users