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BIKE SAFE

Paint is not protection! That is why safe street design - in the form of new and innovative protected bike lanes and protected intersections are becoming the new gold standard to significantly improve safety for bicycle riders of all ages and abilities.

There are MANY new designs out there, some better than others. What are their pluses and minuses? Well, watch the video to find out.
CHECK OUT THESE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Here are a couple of grant opportunities to help you fund projects in your community.

Thursday, June 9, 2022. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 pm. Join experts from the Departments of Labor and Transportation to learn about their recently announced partnership on forthcoming funding opportunities from the Department of Transportation that include requirements and allowances focused on job quality and equitable workforce development. Receive guidance on tools and checklists to help guide application process.

Monday, June 13, 2022. 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Webinar offers a general overview of the SS4A program, the grant application process, and the available grant types.



 

Want to learn more? CLICK HERE to sign up for the Broward MPO Funding & Grant Opportunities Monthly Email. 
MPO REWIND
MPO Executive Director Greg Stuart and Staff met with the City of Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne and staff to discuss opportunities for future partnerships.
MEETING REMINDER
Thursday, June 9
8:30 a.m. Executive Committee
9:30 a.m. MPO Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 21
2:00 p.m. Resiliency & Attainable Housing Committee

Wednesday, June 22
2:30 p.m. Technical Advisory Committee
6:00 p.m. Citizens' Advisory Committee

Thursday, June 23
2:00 p.m. Freight Transportation Advisory Committee
VISION 2100 PANEL

Have you heard the great news? The Broward MPO is partnering with the South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine (SFBW), and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for the return of the Vision 2100 panel series!

The series will kick off on Tuesday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m. with a panel discussion on congestion management and innovative transportation solutions. Join us to learn more about the groundbreaking transportation solutions that can increase connectivity in our region!
YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK!

Would you like to see your tax dollars at work, and give input? Well, you’re in luck, the public review comment period for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Fiscal Year 2023-2027 is now open through Noon, Thursday, July 14, 2022.
COMBATING ROADWAY DEPARTURES SERIES

Thirty people will die today as a result of a roadway departure on a rural road. The Florida Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center is partnering with the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Resource Center to produce a virtual two-part workshop series on Combating Roadway Departures.

The two-part series will take place on Tuesday, June 7, and Thursday, June 9 from 10:00 a.m.-to 2:300 p.m. Participants will be provided with the necessary tools needed to address roadway departure crashes. Topics covered in this course include a discussion of engineering countermeasures as well as implementation using the systemic approach. Each session in the series will award 3.5 PDHs. A total of 7.0 PDHs can be earned for fully attending both sessions. Register Today!
THE PATH TO ADA COMPLIANCE

Broward MPO's Senior Transportation Planner, Darci Mayor was recently interviewed about the MPO's assistance with the City of Tamarac's ADA Transit Access and sidewalk GAP analysis plan. The City Commission recently reviewed the final version of the plan during a public workshop. This project took about 9 months to complete and it is significant because it will lead to increased accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists.
HURRICANE PREP

Make sure you and your family are prepared this hurricane season by reviewing your emergency preparedness plan and making sure you have the resources necessary to stay informed and proactive!

You still have time to take advantage of the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday to build your emergency kit! The Sales Tax holiday will run through Friday, June 10.

FULL BRIDGE CLOSURE

If you live, work, or play in Hollywood expect detours near the Intercoastal Waterway. The State Road 822/Sheridan Street Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway will be fully closed for approximately 90 days beginning Monday, June 13.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured via US-1, Hollywood Boulevard, or Dania Beach Boulevard. Westbound traffic will be detoured via SR A1A, Hollywood Boulevard, or Dania Beach Boulevard. Access to local traffic and the Anne Kolb Nature Center will be maintained at all times via eastbound SR 822/ Sheridan Street before the bridge.
BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE ROUNDTABLE
On Tuesday, June 28th, at 2:00 p.m. experts from the League of American Bicyclists, MassDOT, and the Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals will gather for a Bike Infrastructure Roundtable hosted by Streetlight Data.

Learn how leaders in active transportation planning utilize data to prioritize
bicycle and pedestrian improvements and advocate for funding.
For complaints, questions, or concerns about civil rights or nondiscrimination: or for special requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Carl Ema Title VI Coordinator at (954)876-0052 or emac@browardmpo.org.