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This video explains how to use innovative finance techniques to leverage Federal funding to further accelerate transportation projects' delivery while providing project cost savings. This video is part of the FHWA Innovative Finance Video Series.
Thursday, February 10
8:30 a.m. Executive Committee
9:30 a.m. MPO Board

Tuesday, February 15
2:00 p.m. Resiliency & Attainable Housing Committee

Wednesday, February 23
2:00 p.m. Techincal Advisory Committee
6:00 p.m. Citizens' Advisory Committee

Dr. Ronald E McNair was an African American physicist and astronaut. In February 1984, he became the second African American to reach space as a mission specialist aboard Challenger mission STS-41-B. On January 28, 1986, he was among the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion.

Dr. McNair graduated Magna cum laude with his B.S. in physics from North Carolina A&T State University in 1971. He later earned his Ph.D. in laser physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976. In addition to his academic achievements, Dr. McNair received three honorary doctorate degrees and numerous fellowships and commendations.

In his honor, Congress provided funding for the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program to encourage college students with backgrounds similar to Dr. McNair's to enroll in graduate studies. Thus, the program encourages minority, low-income, and first-generation college students to expand their educational opportunities and pursue graduate studies.

The Broward MPO team plans to schedule the first planning committee meeting of the year to begin inter-agency coordination and partnerships towards a Ciclovia event in 2022. If you would like to participate and help make this event a reality, please select the options that best work for you. After a date is determined, you will receive an email confirmation with more details and a link to connect to the meeting. Please feel free to extend this invitation to anyone you would like to join us.

Transportation improvements start with a plan! The Broward MPO is seeking input from you for the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Every two years, the MPO updates the UPWP, and this business plan (with associated budget) sets the framework for transportation plans and studies. What are your ideas? Your contributions could potentially be addressed in future transportation planning studies. Submit your ideas by Friday, February 11.

The Draft UPWP for the fiscal year 2022/2023 through 2023/2024 will be available for review soon!

Our partner, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is seeking agencies to participate in a Safe System pilot project as part of a larger effort to identify Safe System solutions for highway safety improvement projects. FHWA envisions the pilot as similar to a road safety assessment but through a Safe System lens. The pilot project could review an existing or proposed project or include a review of agencies' policies and procedures with a Safe System lens. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11.
Join us for a Walk and Talk workshop this Saturday, February 12, at the ArtServe Gallery at 4:00 p.m. The Broward MPO is partnering with the City of Fort Lauderdale to implement improvements on NW 15th avenue as the pilot Btactical project of 2022!

At the Walk and Talk workshop, we will discuss project ideas collect feedback from the community regarding the Art component of the project. All community members are welcome to participate in this unique opportunity to be a part of the transformation. Masks are encouraged for this socially distanced workshop and outdoor walking tour.

This year's Safe Streets Summit theme is Resilient and Adaptive Streets. The Summit will focus on collaborations to build a regional vision of a safe, equitable multimodal transportation system that adapts to community needs and enables growth, now and for our future. This year, the Summit will occur at the InterContinental Miami Hotel in Miami. Join us next week, February 17-18, to learn how we can create a resilient and well-connected region.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Well, you're in luck; we are currently accepting applications for an Events Manager, Senior Transportation Planner, Staff Accountant, Public Outreach Officer, and Administrative Assitant! Apply today and join our exciting and dyanmic team!
We want to hear from you! The Broward MPO is inviting the public to review and make verbal comments on proposed amendments to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. The next public meeting to give your input will be held in the Broward MPO Board Room on Thursday, March 10, at 9:30 a.m.
For complaints, questions, or concerns about civil rights or nondiscrimination: or for special requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Alan Berry, Transit Planner/Title VI Coordinator at (954)876-0058 or