Smart Mobility in Tampa
Brandon Campbell, P.E., PTOE
Friday, February 4, 2022
What does “Smart Mobility” mean? In Tampa, it means applying technology to real-life mobility challenges. This presentation will address where we have come from in the City of Tampa and where we see Tampa in the future as we seek to take on these challenges head-on in a rapidly changing transportation ecosystem. Connecting people with places involves closing gaps in transportation networks, communication networks, modal choices, and service provision. Smart Mobility has a role in each of these and the City of Tampa is pursuing all the above, opening the city to pilot programs with the end goal of increasing the quality of life for everyone who lives, works, or plays here. This presentation will address Tampa’s overall Smart Mobility strategies as well as some specific projects and pilots recently undertaken.
Brandon Campbell, P.E., PTOE, is the manager of the City of Tampa’s Smart Mobility Division, a team of 46 engineers and technicians. His responsibilities include Tampa’s Smart Cities program, transportation capital projects, micro-mobility, street lighting, traffic operations, special event operations, mobility data, and Right of Way permitting. He has been with the City of Tampa for five years, and, prior to Tampa, was a Traffic Operations Engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation for 12 years. Brandon currently serves as Section President for the Greater Tampa Section of ITE, chairs the Hillsborough TPO ITS Committee, and recently joined the TRB Cybersecurity Subcommittee. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in two states, as well as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Missouri—Columbia.