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Transportation Matters - December 20, 2018

 

 

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Transportation Matters - December 20, 2018

PalmBeachTPA.org                  December 20, 2018
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News and Announcements

Happy Holidays

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TPA Transportation Survey Closes Dec. 31

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Last chance!

Share your transportation priorities with local officials.

Take a brief TPA survey in English or Spanish at
PalmBeachTPA.org/participate

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Nominations for Safe Streets Summit Awards Due Jan. 15 

 Register for the conference (Feb. 25) and mobile workshops (Feb. 26)
SafeStreetsSummit.org

2019 Safe Streets Awards Nominations due 1-15-2019

Nominate individuals, communities, and projects for recognition!

Complete Streets Champion 


Complete Streets Community


People's Choice Award for Best Project
 

Click for awards details and to make online nominations

Click for sponsorship opportunities to join a growing list of regional sponsors!

Recent Events

TPA and Palm Tran staff "Stuff the Bus" with toy donations - Tri-Cities BBQ - 12/7/2018

(L-R) TPA staff members Andrew Uhlir, Nick Uhren, Malissa Booth and Nicholas Hernandez join Clinton Forbes of Palm Tran (center). "Stuff the Bus" is a holiday campaign to provide donated toys for children in Palm Beach County's western Glades communities. 

Palm Beach County League of Cities BBQ


For the fourth year, the TPA provided reusable grocery tote bags for local produce giveaways to 500 attendees of the 49th annual Tri-Cities BBQ. The Dec. 7 event was held at the beautiful marina in the City of Pahokee. 

 

TPA Funding Programs Workshop 12/14/2018

TPA Funding Programs Workshop


The TPA hosted a workshop on Dec. 14 for potential applicants of the TPA competitive funding programs. The application deadline is Mar. 1, 2019. For details and online applications, go to PalmBeachTPA.org/funding, where a video of the workshop will be posted to the website.

Meet the TPA Staff

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch

 

 

The Palm Beach TPA welcomed Michael Lynch this month as a Lead Planner who will serve as Coordinator for the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

Michael graduated from Texas A&M with a BS in both Geography and Aerospace Engineering and an MS in Urban Planning with a certificate in Sustainable Urbanism. 

Michael has a diverse and impressive professional background of transportation and urban planning positions including transportation planning with the Martin MPO in Stuart, FL (2 years); serving as a Bicycle Pedestrian Planner for Portland, OR (1 year); and as Master Planner for the Crown Prince Court and Urban Planning Council in Abu Dhabi, UAE (8 years).

TPA Governing Board and Committees

FDOT presentation to the TPA Governing Board, 12/13/2018

District Four Secretary Gerry O'Reilly presents the 5-year tentative draft work program to the TPA Governing Board on Dec. 13 at the Jupiter Community Center.

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The 2019 calendar of TPA meetings is available at PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar

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

Transportation Projects and Highlights

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

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