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Transportation Matters - September 30, 2019

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Transportation Matters - September 30, 2019

PalmBeachTPA.org                 September 30, 2019
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News and Announcements

TPA Governing Board Meeting - Public Invited - Oct. 17

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TPA Governing Board Meeting - Public Invited
Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Location: (this meeting only)
Palm Beach Gardens City Hall Chambers
10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Click for Google Maps.

Navigate to the meeting agenda and backup at PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting.

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Walk to School Day - Oct. 2

WalkBikeToSchool.org

Walk to School Day

The Palm Beach TPA will join the School District of Palm Beach County at their official event at Highland Elementary School in Lake Worth Beach.

The City of West Palm Beach will celebrate with Palmetto Elementary School.

For information on other participating schools, visit WalkBikeToSchool.org.

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Urban Regeneration and Transit - Oct. 9

Florida Atlantic University - Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions

Click to learn more and RSVP

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Regional Transportation Planning Public Meeting - Oct. 4

SEFTC.org

A public meeting of the Southeast Florida Transportation Council (SEFTC) will be held on Friday, Oct. 4, at 9:30 AM. The meeting location will be the Broward MPO, 100 W. Cypress Creek Rd., #650, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. SEFTC is a regional policy board of the Palm Beach TPA, the Broward MPO and the Miami-Dade TPO, to address regional transportation issues.

SEFTC Public Meeting Oct. 4, 2019

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Florida Atlantic University Infrastructure Night - Oct. 23
FAU Campus - Osher Lifelong Learning Auditorium
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Wednesday, October 23, 4:00 - 8:00 PM
Register here

Florida Atlantic University's (FAU) Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatics Engineering will host "Infrastructure Night" to highlight the building and design industry for engineers, construction professionals faculty, alumni and students. The event will host keynote speaker Courtney Drummond, FDOT Assistant Secretary.

Florida Atlantic University - Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

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Mobility Week - Oct. 25 - Nov. 1

Mobility Week - Mix-It-Up Challenge

A second annual statewide Mobility Week will be celebrated Oct. 25 - Nov. 1, by cities, counties, employers, individuals and transportation partner agencies. Mobility Week is a collection of outreach events to bring attention to safe, multimodal transportation choices, highlight achievements, and kick off new initiatives or policies. Contact the Palm Beach TPA if your agency or employer is interested in hosting an event.

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Safe Streets Summit - Feb. 6-7

SafeStreetsSummit.org
Check out sponsorship opportunities: SafeStreetsSummit.org/sponsorship

Mark your calendars to save the date! 

Safe Streets Summit - Feb. 6-7, 2020, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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TSM&O Transportation Systems Management & Operations

Transportation Systems Management and Operations - known as TSM&O - uses proven traffic management strategies and technologies to improve the safety and people-moving capacity of southeast Florida's transportation system. Limited right-of-way and high construction costs make it challenging for cities to build their way out of congestion. TSM&O provides smarter and cost-effective transportation solutions to reduce delays, improve travel conditions, and reduce the need for major roadway construction projects.

Click for the regional TSM&O fact sheet of the Southeast Florida Transportation Council (SEFTC) to learn more about the strategies that are already making an impact for our region. SEFTC is a regional partnership of the Palm Beach TPA, the Broward MPO, and the Miami-Dade TPO. Learn more at SEFTC.org.

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Request a TPA Presentation

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

FL Dept. of Transportation Projects

 

Riviera Beach
Congress Ave. Lighting Improvements Project

 

Public Construction Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm
City of Riviera Beach Council Chambers
600 W. Blue Heron Blvd., Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Click for project details

 

 

Royal Palm Beach
SR 80/Southern Blvd. at Forest Hill Blvd. Intersection Project

 

Public Open House
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center
151 Civic Center Way
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Click for project details

 

 

Boca Raton
NE 5th Ave. Sidewalk Improvement Project

 

Public Open House Workshop
Monday, October 28, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library
400 NW 2nd Ave.
Boca Raton, FL 33432  

Click for project details

TPA Governing Board and Committees

Upcoming TPA Board & Advisory Committee Meetings

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.

Wednesday, October 2 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Wednesday, October 2 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
Thursday, October 3 Bicycle-Trailways-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BTPAC)

 

Thursday, October 17

TPA Governing Board
Location (this meeting  only): 
Palm Beach Gardens City Hall
10500 N. Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 
Click for Google maps
Wednesday, October 30 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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