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Transportation Matters - March 13, 2020

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Transportation Matters - March 13, 2020

PalmBeachTPA.org                 March 13, 2020
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News and Announcements

The following meetings and events have been canceled.
Please follow the TPA website at PalmBeachTPA.org for future updates.

CANCELED:
March 19: TPA Governing Board meeting

CANCELED:
March 20: TPA Bike-to-Work Day Group Ride

CANCELED:
March 14: Westgate Park Bike Rodeo
(TPA was an exhibitor)

CANCELED:
March 14: Palm Springs Fun Day including a walk and bike rodeo

CANCELED:
March 16-20: City of West Palm Beach Bike-to-Work Week events
(The TPA was a partner and organizer/host/exhibitor for select events.) 

CANCELED:
April 1: Palm Beach County Mobility Planning Summit

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Local Governments Issue Bike Month Proclamations

Although the official recognition of March as Bicycle Month has been interrupted and many organized group bike rides and events have been recently canceled, the local weather is perfect for individual or family rides!

Local governments that have issued Bike Month proclamations include Palm Beach County, the City of Boca Raton, the City of Greenacres, the Town of Jupiter, the City of Palm Beach Gardens and the Village of Wellington

Palm Beach County Commissioners Issue Bike Month Proclamation on 3/10/2020

Palm Beach County


City of Greenacres issues Bike Month proclamation on 3/2/20

City of Greenacres

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AARP Community Challenge Application Deadline - April 1

The AARP Community Challenge provides small grants to fund "quick-action" projects to help communities become more livable for people of all ages. For more information, visit AARP.org/CommunityChallenge.

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FDOT Seeks Your Help to Update the Florida Transportation Plan

The Florida Department of Transportation's long-range plan guides Florida's transportation future, and affects every resident, business and visitor. Its goals impact our quality of life and economic prosperity. Share your thoughts to ensure that the updated Florida Transportation Plan reflects the needs or our communities. Click for a flyer to post or share or click to provide input.

Florida Transportation Plan Survey

Recent Events

TPA Hosted Placemaking Training

March 11-12: The TPA hosted a training on Placemaking with Form-Based Codes. The 2-day course provided an in-depth understanding of how to guide good urban form through a regulatory framework. The course was sponsored by the Abacoa Partnership for Community Inc., CNU Florida, and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, in partnership with the Florida Atlantic University Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions.

TPA hosted training: Placemaking with Form-Based Codes

FL Dept. of Transportation Projects

CANCELED:
Thursday, March 19

Pahokee

 

State Road 700 at Hatton Highway & Triangle Park Washout
(south of Shirley Drive to south of Morgan Road)

CLICK HERE to check meeting status:

Wednesday, March 25
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Fort Lauderdale

FDOT will conduct a Public Industry Forum regarding the dynamic envelope initiative at state-owned railroad crossings in Palm Beach, Broward, St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties. FDOT representatives will be available to answer questions about the three upcoming push-button maintenance contracts to be let this fiscal year.

TPA Governing Board and Committees

Upcoming TPA Board & Advisory Committee Meetings

Due to the potential for future meeting adjustments or cancellations,
please
CLICK HERE to confirm the status of each meeting.

All TPA meetings are scheduled to be held at the new TPA office location at 301 Datura St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (NW corner of Olive Ave.)
Click for a printable map including travel and parking options.

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The public is encouraged to attend all of the following meetings, and will be offered an opportunity to speak on general transportation issues or on specific agenda items.
Meeting agendas are posted a week in advance at PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.

Thursday, April 2  

Bicycle-Trailways-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BTPAC)

Friday, April 3  

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Friday, April 3 

Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)

Thursday, April 16

TPA Governing Board

Wednesday, May 13  Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB)

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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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