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Transportation Matters - August 29, 2019

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Transportation Matters - August 29, 2019

PalmBeachTPA.org                 August 29, 2019
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News and Announcements

Hurricane Dorian Impacts for the TPA 

See announcements below for rescheduled dates for TPA advisory committee meetings due to the anticipated impacts of Hurricane Dorian.

Potential closures of the TPA office will follow any scheduled closures of Palm Beach County offices.

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Transforming Traffic Signal Boxes into Public Art 
September 6, 2019 - Deadline for applications

Typical traffic signal equipment box to provide a "canvas" for public art

"Outside the Box" is a call to artists of diverse media to transform ordinary traffic signal boxes into three-dimensional artworks. Palm Beach County Art in Public Places will commission up to 36 student, emerging, and professional artists based in Palm Beach County to create art inspired by contemporary and historical attributes of Palm Beach County's Lake Region. The Lake Region includes the cities and unincorporated areas surrounding Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay. It is a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit art outdoors in the public realm when graphic images are digitally translated onto vinyl and applied to public infrastructure to enhance streetscapes. Click for details.

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Plan an Event for Walk to School Day - October 2
Vision Zero for Youth Webinar Series (click here):
September 10 - Slowing Down Traffic Near Your School

WalkBikeToSchool.org

Help your local school participate in the National Walk to School Day on October 2, or another day in October. Click here to view registered events in Palm Beach County, FL. Don't see your school listed? Contact school administrators and offer to help register, organize and promote a local event! 

 Walk & Bike to School - Plan an Event

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Request a TPA Presentation

To request a TPA staff presentation for your community or organization,
please email Public Relations Manager Malissa Booth or call 561-684-4143.

FL Dept. of Transportation Projects

SR 882/Forest Hill Blvd.
at 16th Place South Project

 

Open House (no formal presentation)
Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm
FDOT Palm Beach Operations Center
7900 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach

Click for project details

TPA Governing Board and Committees

Upcoming TPA Meetings Include Rescheduled Dates

Please note that the meeting dates below for the TPA advisory committees were updated on Aug. 29. The originally scheduled meeting dates were postponed due to the uncertain impacts of Hurricane Dorian.

Wednesday, September 11

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Wednesday, September 11

Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)

Thursday, September 12

Bicycle-Trailways-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BTPAC)

Thursday, September 19

TPA Governing Board
Location (this meeting  only): 
Spanish River Library
1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33431 
Click for Google maps

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The TPA calendar of meetings is available at PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar

Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/Meeting to access online agendas and backup materials (posted one week in advance of each meeting), and 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. They will be given opportunities to ask questions or make comments on any agenda item, or to offer general comments that are relevant to the mission and responsibilities of the TPA.

Transportation Projects and Highlights

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