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Transportation Matters - January 17, 2018

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Transportation Matters - January 17, 2018

PalmBeachTPA.org                 January 17, 2018

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2017 Year-in-Review

News and Announcements

Palm Beach TPA 40th Anniversary & Board Meeting Dec. 14, 2017

"Decades of Decisions That Matter"
Palm Beach TPA Celebrates 40 Years

"Decades of Decisions That Matter" was the theme of a retrospective of changes in Palm Beach County's population and transportation facilities and priorities since the agency was founded in 1977. The presentation was given at the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency Governing Board meeting held December 14, 2017, at the Spanish River Library in Boca Raton. Program speakers also noted the changes and accomplishments through the years.

Click to view the 40th Anniversary presentation slides and click to listen to the meeting audio. Both items are also posted on the website at PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.

2017 DEC 14 Palm Beach TPA Governing Board Meeting

Links to additional presentations from the TPA Governing Board meeting held December 14:

2018 TPA Governing Board Meeting Locations

In order to better accommodate the public, the TPA will rotate the locations of future Governing Board meetings throughout Palm Beach County. The next Governing Board meeting is scheduled for 9:00 AM on February 15, 2018, at the Palm Beach Gardens City Council Chambers, 10500 N. Military Trail. As always, the public is encouraged to attend and provide input. Anyone wishing to speak is requested to complete a card at the beginning of the meeting to indicate the agenda item(s) on which they wish to be heard, or to offer general transportation-related comments on items under the jurisdiction of the TPA. 

A printer friendly PDF calendar of all regularly scheduled TPA meetings is available at PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar and details for the next upcoming meeting are posted in advance of each meeting at PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.


TPA Seeks a Pedestrian and Bicycle Coordinator

The TPA is seeking an important member to join the great team! Click for information.


2018 Human Services Transportation Summit - Feb. 20

Florida Department of Transportation - District Four will host an upcoming summit of guest speakers and breakout sessions to identify barriers and propose transportation service solutions for persons who are dependent on shared-ride or public transportation. Click for flyer.


2018 Safe Streets Summit

Register Now - Safe Streets Summit

"Love Your Streets" will be the theme for 2018 Safe Streets Summit that will draw as many as 400 local government officials, urban and transportation planners and engineers, and community advocates.

Register at SafeStreetsSummit.org

Photo: Rosabeth Moss Kanter 

Don't miss #SafeStreetsStummit keynote speaker, Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter on Feb. 2, author of Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead. Click to watch her interviewed about transportation on C-SPAN.org.

Click to review all speaker bios.


West Palm Beach - Clematis Streetscape Plan Meetings

Palm Beach Funding Programs Flyer

Recent Events

Dec. 13, 2017

WGI  hosted event: Density and Mobility
The Palm Beach TPA participated as an exhibitor for the second time at this annual event.

Jan. 11, 2018

Village of Palm Springs Council Meeting
TPA Executive Director Nick Uhren provided a presentation on the future of the Palm Beach TPA as an independent agency 

 Request Palm Beach TPA presentations and exhibits: Public Relations Manager Malissa Booth.

TPA Boards and Committees

Next Meeting Dates

Note: There are no Governing Board or advisory committee meetings in January. In lieu of an annual Governing Board retreat, participation is encouraged for the Safe Streets Summit in West Palm Beach on Feb. 1-2, 2018. See details above and at SafeStreetsSummit.org

Wed. Feb. 7, 9:00 AM Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Wed.  Feb. 7, 1:30 PM Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
Thu. Feb. 8, 9:07 AM Bicycle-Trailways-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BTPAC)
Thu. Feb. 15, 9:00 AM

TPA Governing Board 
Meeting location: Palm Beach Gardens City Council Chambers
10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Wed. Feb. 21, 2:00 PM Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting to access online agendas, backup materials, presentations, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings of the Governing Board, advisory committees, and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. Members of the public are encouraged to attend all meetings of these Boards and committees, as well as ad hoc committee meetings or workshops publicly noticed on PalmBeachTPA.org

Public Notice:  Please be advised that multiple members of the Palm Beach TPA Governing Board or any of its advisory committees may attend any of these meetings.


Complete TPA calendar listings: PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar 

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