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Transportation Matters - June 28, 2019

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Transportation Matters - June 28, 2019

PalmBeachTPA.org                 June 28, 2019
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News and Announcements

TPA Request for Services - Business Opportunity

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TPA Governing Board Meeting - July 18 at 9:00 AM

West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion, 101 S. Flagler Dr.

Location
(this meeting only):
Lake Pavilion
101 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 
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To review or print agendas and backup materials one week prior to a TPA meeting, go to PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings, and 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.

TPA Public Comment Opportunities

List of Priority Projects for Fiscal Years 2021-2025

Draft List of Priority Projects

The draft List of Priority Projects for Fiscal Years 2021-2025 will be considered for adoption by the TPA Governing Board at their meeting on July 18 in West Palm Beach. See full meeting details listed above.

To view the draft list and offer comments including a convenient online form, click here.

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2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

2019 Schedule - 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

The TPA is progressing in the development of its next Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) with a horizon year of 2045. Monitor the schedule and provide feedback on LRTP presentations to the TPA Governing Board and its advisory committees. View agendas, backup materials, meeting minutes and presentation slides at PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting. Learn more and view the currently adopted and previous LRTP documents at PalmBeachTPA.org/LRTP

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

News and Announcements

New Texting While Driving Law Takes Effect July 1

Can a Text Get You a Ticket? New law makes texting and driving a primary offense.

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Vision Zero Beginner Bicycling Events to Promote Safety

The Palm Beach TPA will participate in the following City of West Palm Beach free summer events to promote safe bicycling for beginners. Free bike helmets with fitting will be available at each event, while supplies last. Click for flyer with complete details. 

Saturday, July 20 - Bicycle Rodeo - South Florida Science Center & Aquarium

West Palm Beach Vision Zero Free Summer Bike Events

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 South Florida GIS Expo - August 22-23

"Step Through the Portal" will be the theme for the 26th South Florida GIS Expo. The Expo will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, and will be an annual gathering of more than 600 members of south Florida's GIS community. The Expo fosters collaboration, coordination, networking, education and training. For details including the keynote speaker, photos of the 2018 Expo and for free registration, go to sfgisexpo.com. Businesses or local governments interested in sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, click here.

The South Florida GIS Expo is hosted by the Palm Beach Countywide GIS Forum, a nonprofit organization of geospatial professionals who work to develop, publish, distribute and use geospatial information. Anyone interested in developing, using or otherwise interacting with GIS software is welcome to join. Membership is free and participation is an excellent way to earn credits towards GIS Professional (GISP) Certification. Learn more about membership. 

 

TPA Governing Board and Committees

TPA Governing Board meeting in Belle Glade, June 20, 2019

TPA Governing Board Meeting in Belle Glade, June 20, 2019

To view or download presentations from the June TPA Governing Board meeting, click the presentation names below:

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To review or print agendas and backup materials one week prior to a TPA meeting, go to PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings, and 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.

Upcoming TPA Meetings

Wednesday, July 10 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Wednesday, July 10 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
Thursday, July 11 Bicycle-Trailways-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BTPAC)
Thursday, July 18 TPA Governing Board
Location (this meeting  only): 
West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion
101 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 

Click for Google maps

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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 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

Transportation Projects and Highlights

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