MPO Seeks Applicants for the Following Position:
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Save the Date for the 2018 Safe Streets Summit!
Save the Date!
Friday, Feb. 2, 2018
West Palm Beach
"Love Your Streets" will be the theme of the next regional Safe Streets Summit where as many as 400 local government officials, urban and transportation planners and engineers, and community advocates will gather. National experts will speak on topics related to achieving complete streets that are friendly and comfortable for all users including pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders.
Downtown West Palm Beach will be the exciting location for 2018. Early sponsors will reap maximum exposure in the months leading up to the Summit. For sponsor opportunities, click to contact Urban Health Partnerships, the conference coordinating agency.
The Palm Beach MPO is pleased to co-host this regional event along with the Broward MPO and the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements of pre-conference workshops and activities for Feb. 1.
Live.Ride.Share.Miami Mobility Summit - Aug. 25
Miami-Dade County will host the annual Live Ride Share mobility summit on August 25, 2017, in partnership with the National Resources Defense Council. Building on the success of summits in Los Angeles and Denver, Live.Ride.Share.Miami will bring together local and national transportation and mobility leaders to discuss new technologies and new mobility options. Panelists from cities on the cutting edge will discuss successful strategies and new opportunities that can help our region become a national leader in mobility innovation. Click for details at LiveRideShareMiami.com.
National "Faces of Transportation" Photo & Video Contest
Deadline for entries is Aug. 25
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is accepting photo and video entries for this 12th annual competition that offers cash prizes. Multiple categories exist for amateurs and professionals. For details, click the news release or the Faces of Transportation website.
Section 4 Workshop (West Palm Beach) Sat., Aug. 26 (Click for flyer)
Section 5 Workshop (Riviera Beach, Lake Park, North Palm Beach) Sat. Sep. 23
Section 6 Workshop (Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach, Jupiter) Oct. 21
Three series of public events remain for the MPO's mobility study to recommend improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and transit users along the US-1 corridor. Each begins with a Saturday workshop, followed by three weekday open house design charrettes, and ending with a final presentation. Check the project website for complete details.
Project website: US1PBCorridorStudy.com Social Media: Facebook Instagram
PGA Corridor Association - Sep. 13
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National Walk to School Day - Oct. 4
International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. Since 1977, this one-day annual event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school. Thousands of schools across America participate each year. Click to plan an event.
Requests for MPO Presentations or Exhibits
Please direct requests and suggestions for MPO presentations to civic organizations or exhibits at community events to Public Information Officer Malissa Booth.
SR 7 - Broward County line to Glades Road (Boca Raton) - Wed. Aug. 16
Proposed new Tri-Rail station along North Military Trail (Boca Raton) - Tue. Aug. 29
I-95 at Gateway and I-95 at Boynton Beach Blvd. Interchanges (Boynton Beach) - Tue. Aug. 29
US-1 Resurfacing Project (Boynton Beach) - Wed., Sep. 13
I-95 at 45th St. Interchange Project / Cumberland Drive (West Palm Beach) - Thu., Nov. 2