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Transportation Matters - May 5, 2020

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Transportation Matters - May 5, 2020

PalmBeachTPA.org                 May 5, 2020
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TPA Operations During COVID-19 

The TPA offices are currently closed to the public but our staff continues to work remotely. To contact the TPA, please call the main telephone number at 561.725.0800, send an email to Info@PalmBeachTPA.org, or contact individual staff members directly. Click to access the TPA staff directory.

TPA Governing Board and Committees

Virtual TPA Meetings to Be Held in May

TPA Virtual Meetings in May 2020

PalmBeachTPA.org/Virtual-Meetings

All TPA public meetings in May will be conducted virtually through the Zoom webinar platform. The TPA has created a new web page as a convenient resource for Board members, advisory committee members, and the public to understand the ways to connect and participate in each virtual meeting. 

PalmBeachTPA.org/Virtual-Meetings provides guides for participation, links to meeting agendas and online comment forms, and ways to view a live simulcast at PalmBeachTPA.org/LIVE or on the TPA YouTube channel as alternatives to participating through Zoom. 

The TPA welcomes everyone's online participation!

Proposed Amendment 3
Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 

The TPA is currently soliciting public comments on a proposed amendment to its currently adopted Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/UPWP to review details of the proposed amendment and offer comments using a convenient online public comment form. 

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Draft Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022 

The TPA is currently soliciting public comments on its draft Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for the next two fiscal years beginning July 1, 2020. The UPWP serves as the TPA's business plan, budget and application for federal grant funds for a two-year period. Its development is guided by the TPA's mission and vision and adopted by the TPA Governing Board. The UPWP includes a description of all tasks and identifies the deliverables or outcomes that will be provided, who will perform the work, the schedules for completion and the budget and funding sources. Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/UPWP to review the draft UPWP and offer comments using a convenient online public comment form.

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Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
Fiscal Years 2021-2025

The TPA is currently soliciting public comments on its draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the upcoming five fiscal years. Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/TIP to review the draft TIP and offer comments using a convenient online public comment form.

News and Announcements

America Walks Webinar

Webinar: Walking and Walkability During COVID-19 - May 13

As America responds to COVID-19, how do physical distancing, stay-at-home orders, and a slower economy impact walking and walkability? Click to learn more and register for this webinar at 2:00 PM on May 13.

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FDOT TransPlex 2020 Webinar Recordings Now Available

Webinar recordings from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Transportation Planning Exchange event held on April 21 are now available.  Click on the TransPlex link to access recorded webinar sessions.

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AARP Community Challenge Application Deadline Extended - May 15

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

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Walkable Communities Designation - Applications Due June 15

Walk Friendly Communities

WalkFriendly.org

 

Which will be the first municipality in Palm Beach County to receive an official designation as a Walk Friendly Community?

Seek recognition for local efforts toward safer walking environments and receive feedback from the Walk Friendly Communities team by submitting an application by June 15 or December 15.

Transportation Projects and Highlights

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