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Transportation Matters - November 23, 2018

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Transportation Matters - November 23, 2018

PalmBeachTPA.org                  November 23, 2018
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News and Announcements

Safe Streets Summit Early Bird Registration ends Dec. 1
 Register for the conference (Feb. 25) and mobile workshops (Feb. 26) at
SafeStreetsSummit.org

Safe Streets Summit - Keynote Speaker Anthony Foxx

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

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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week - Dec. 3-7

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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week Dec. 3-7, 2018

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2019 TPA Project Funding Cycle Workshop - Dec. 14

Click here for program details and click here for a PDF flyer.

TPA Funding Programs Workshop - Dec. 14, 2018

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Walk Friendly Communities Program Applications Due Dec. 15

Walk Friendly Communities (WFC) is a national recognition program developed to encourage cities and towns across the United States to develop and support walking environments with an emphasis on safety, mobility, access, and comfort. Sponsored by Fed Ex and managed by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center since 2010, the program distinguishes communities leading the way in walkability and seeks to share their stories to inspire other communities. Cities and towns interested in joining the ranks of Walk Friendly Communities are encouraged to submit an application by Dec. 15. Visit WalkFriendly to learn more. 

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TPA Transportation Survey Remains Open Through Dec. 31

Are you part of a local government, a homeowners or neighborhood association, a business or civic organization or another group? Simply sharing this TPA website link in a newsletter or email can give many more Palm Beach County residents an easy opportunity to share their transportation priorities with officials and decision-makers. Just ask your audience to go to PalmBeachTPA.org/participate for links to the brief survey in either English or Spanish. Please be sure to take the survey yourself and share with family, friends or co-workers!

Upcoming Project Meetings

The public is encouraged to attend FDOT public meetings for specific projects of interest. Click for details for scheduled FDOT project meetings including those listed below:

  • Nov. 27 - Swinton Ave. Project Open House in Delray Beach
  • Dec. 6 - FDOT District 4 Tentative Work Program Public Hearing & Webinar 

Recent Events

TPA Honors the Life of Transit Advocate Stanley Voice

At the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (LCB) meeting held on Nov. 14, the TPA presented a plaque to the family of Stanley Voice, a tireless advocate for Palm Beach County's transit and paratransit services for 25 years. Mr. Voice passed away on Nov. 4 at age 95, but his lasting impact will remain.

Plaque presented to the family of Stanley Voice includes images from the 2015 Rolling Retreat.

L-R: RoseAnn Voils (Palm Tran); Angela Morlok (LCB member); Boynton Beach Mayor and LCB Chair Steven Grant; Stanley Voice's granddaughter and daughter Kelly Voice; TPA Executive Director Nick Uhren; and TPA Public Relations Manager Malissa Booth.

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Alliance of Delray Residential Associations

On Nov. 7, TPA Executive Director Nick Uhren and Palm Beach County Engineer David Ricks presented transportation updates on projects including Atlantic Ave. and the expansion of Florida's Turnpike to the Alliance of Delray Residential Associations. 

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SR-80/ Southern Blvd. Corridor Workshop

On Nov. 8, the TPA supported a workshop presented by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce for business leaders and stakeholders along the SR-80 corridor. 

SR-80/ Southern Blvd. Workshop held Nov. 8, 2018

TPA Governing Board and Committees

Next TPA Public Meetings

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

Complete TPA calendar listings: PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar

TPA Employment Opportunities

Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/jobs for complete job descriptions and instructions to apply.

Palm Beach TPA Job Opportunity - Lead Planner - TIP Coordinator

Palm Beach TPA Job Opportunity - Lead Planner - LRTP Coordinator

Transportation Projects and Highlights

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

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