Transportation Planning for the Palm Beaches

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Recreational Trails Program

Published November 13th, 2017

Agency: Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

Applications Due: Dec. 15, 2017

Funding awards up to $200,000 for Non-Motorized Trail or Mixed Use Trail; $500,000 for Motorized Trail
The Recreational Trails program is a federally funded competitive grant program that provides financial assistance to agencies of city, county, state or federal governments, and organizations, approved by the state, or state and federally recognized Indian tribal governments, for the development of recreational trails, trailheads and trailside facilities. The prgram has been shifted from the Office of Greenways and Trails to DEP's Office of Operations, Land and Recreation Grants.

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit

Published October 11th, 2017

SE Florida Regional Climate Leadership SummitDec. 14-15, 2017
Broward County Convention Center

2018 Safe Streets Summit

Published June 19th, 2017

February 2, 2018 Safe Streets Summit
February 1, 2018 (Pre-Conference Workshops)
West Palm Beach, FL

Please join us for the 5th Annual Safe Streets Summit! This conference is a collaborative effort between the Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) to provide a local, yet regionally connected approach to prioritizing and implementing Complete Streets throughout Southeast Florida.

To Register: www.SafeStreetSummit.org

Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Published July 3rd, 2017

January 7-11, 2018
Washington, DC

NARC National Conference of Regions & 52nd Annual Conference & Exhibition

Published July 3rd, 2017

February 11-14, 2018
Washington, DC

June 3-6, 2018
Orlando, FL

Safe Routes to School

Published August 2nd, 2017

Deadline: Dec. 29, 2017
Funding availability: see linked notice 
Eligible applicants are limited to those who previously participated in the mandatory application workshop.
The purpose is to increase the number of children who walk or bicycle to school by funding projects that remove barriers such as a lack of infrastructure, unsafe infrastructure and a lack of programs that promote walking and bicycling through education/ encouragement programs aimed at children, parents and the community.

MPO's BikePalmBeach.org Website Seeks Local Input

Published October 5th, 2015

MPO launched the BikePalmBeach.org website to provide and share information with the public about local bicycling facilities and events of interest.  Users are invited to submit information to share about their own bicycling events.  The website is expected to grow in the availability of relevant information to promote safe bicycling in Palm Beach County as a viable means of transportation.  Please use BikePalmBeach.org as a resource and contribute appropriate listings to be included.

Pedestrian & Bicycle Funding Opportunities

Published October 21st, 2016

Agency: U.S. Dept. of Transportation / Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Summary of funding programs under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. 

Guide Offers Ideas to Communities for Safer Walking and Biking

Published October 5th, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) offers a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort.  View or download the guide: "A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling."

National League of Cities Grant Access Tool

Published August 1st, 2017

This easy and free Grant Access tool to find grants is available to the staffs of each member city. Search for funding from more than 5,800 grants within 20 grant categories, from federal, state, and foundation sources. Includes direct links to grant applications. 

Broward County Grants Administration Internship Opportunity

Published August 1st, 2017

The Broward County Grants Administration Office is offering a three-credit, semester-long, part-time Government Grant internship. A $1,500 grant may be provided upon successful completion of the internship.

Drive Zipcars by the Hour or Day

Published October 13th, 2015

It's like having your own car in the city - but with free gas and insurance.  Okay, it's better than having your own car.

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