For Immediate Release: April 4, 2019
Brevard County Welcomes FDOT Road Rangers
Road Rangers provide incident management response services and limited no-cost highway assistance to motorists to improve highway safety for emergency responders and the motoring public. If you’re on the roadway and need assistance,  call *347  on your mobile phone. Click here to learn 10 more interesting facts about road rangers.
Multi-modal Program Specialist, Sarah Kraum, Receives SCTPO Exceptional Achievement Award
Multi-modal Program Specialist, Sarah Kraum, was recently recognized by SCTPO management for her exceptional success and presentation of multiple Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan public meetings. From the coordination of public outreach and promoting of the events, to the overall presentation and attention to all the minor details needed for each meeting, all lead to a very successful attendance by the public.

Kraum's dedication to transportation planning and the success of the Master Plan can be seen by the positive feedback received.
April 2019 TAC/CAC, SCTPO Board Meetings CANCELLED
The regular scheduled TAC/CAC meeting for Monday, April 8, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Space Coast Room of the Brevard County Government Center has been CANCELLED due to lack of pressing action items.

The regular scheduled Space Coast TPO Governing Board meeting for Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Florida Room of the Brevard County Government Center has been CANCELLED due to lack of pressing action items.
Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacons Coming to Brevard
You'll soon be seeing Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) installed along A1A in a series stretching from Satellite Beach to Melbourne, as well as throughout other areas in Brevard. An RRFB consists of two rapidly and alternately flashing rectangular yellow indications having LED-array based pulsing light sources, which functions as a warning beacon.

To use this device, just press the call button to activate the flashing lights. Please wait a few additional seconds to give motorists a chance to clear the intersection before you cross. Click here to see how to use a RFFB.
SCTPO Staff Members Receive Build it Together Award
SCTPO staff members Steven Bostel , Lisa Hickman , and Kim Smith were all recently recognized for supporting and attending the public workshops and meetings related to the Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan and Banana River/Pine Tree Drive public meetings. These staff members assisted with set up, preparing materials and addressing citizen questions at the multiple evening meetings held from January – March 2019.

"Their support and participation in these meetings helped make them a success and the public feedback forms provided high praise for the professionalism the TPO staff provided," said Laura Carter, SCTPO assistant director.
FDOT to Hold Babcock Street Corridor Planning Study
Public Kickoff Workshop
Save the Date : Bike to School Day is May 8, 2019. Say you're going on Facebook !
SCTPO Adopts Regional Resiliency Action Plan
In 2017, with the help of over 50 steering committee members, the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council set out to create a Regional Resiliency Action Plan (RRAP) for the areas of Brevard and Volusia County. The purpose of the RRAP was to define resilience, discuss sea level rise curve recommendations, create goals and objectives to mold our region into a more resilient community, and outline steps to be worked on in the next 5 years. 

What does it mean to be resilient? Resiliency, as defined by the RRAP, is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within the region to plan, sustain, adapt, recover, improve, and grow collaboratively – regardless what kind of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience – through specific actions and implementation strategies geared to address specific vulnerabilities.

Having a resilient and sustainable transportation system is vital in helping our community be prepared and bounce back from any shocks and stressors that may occur. The Space Coast TPO through legislation such as the FAST Act, and now with adopting the RRAP on March 14, 2019, hopes to aide its region in developing a resilient transportation system for all modes of travel.
April: Distracted Driving Awareness Month
US 1 Traffic Advisory: NASA Blvd./Cherry St. Continuous Greens Converted to Regular Traffic Signals
The continuous green arrow signals that allowed drivers to proceed northbound on U.S. 1 without stopping at NASA Blvd. or Cherry St. have been changed to regular traffic signals. ALL TRAFFIC in all northbound lanes of U.S. 1 will now have to stop when the traffic signal is red . Please use extra caution when traveling northbound on U.S. 1 as drivers will be getting used to the new signals at these intersections.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Melanie Hand, Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Coordinator, at 321-364-6111.
Calendar Items
Meetings
  • April 11: Executive Committee Meeting, 1:30 pm - Florida Room
  • April 16: Babcock St. Corridor Planning Study Public Kickoff Workshop

Outreach Events
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