Transportation Tuesday
January 25, 2022
Cholee Lakes Elementary Walk to School Day
Cholee Lakes Elementary School holds a Walk to School Day each month to promote walking and bicycling as a safe and healthy way to get to and from school. This month, our Interim Executive Director, Valerie Neilson joined the kids walking to school. Great job Cholee Lakes Elementary!
March is Florida Bicycle Month: Celebrate with Us!
Save the date for our Annual Florida Bicycle Month Ride on March 11! March is Florida Bicycle Month, celebrate with a 3.2-mile scenic ride in downtown West Palm Beach. 
No bike? No problem! BrightBike courtesy of Brightline will be providing bikes for the ride, please let us know you need one by registering! Check out the route flyer.
Upcoming Webinars
FDOT Florida Transportation Symposium
The FDOT Florida Transportation Symposium continues as a virtual webinar series format throughout 2021. View topics, dates and times at TransportationSymposium.FDOT.gov

New Infrastructure Dollars and Advocating for Walkable and Equitable Places
January 26 - The infrastructure bill passed - now where does the money go, what are the rules, and how do we spend it on the good stuff? Register Here
From Complete Streets to Complete Networks: A Data-Driven, Performance-Based, Multimodal Planning Tool
February 3 - Moving beyond complete streets to complete networks – entire networks of continuous and connected facilities for transit, bike, auto, freight, and pedestrians – involves conducting a larger review of networks for each mode. Register Here
9th Annual Safe Streets Summit
The 2022 Safe Streets Summit will be incorporating enhanced safety measures and protocols to ensure a safe environment for all attendees due to COVID-19 considerations. If you registered prior to January 21st, 2022, you are required to read and agree to the Safe Streets Summit COVID-19 Protocol and Waiver before February 4, 2022.
The Palm Beach Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) Local Coordinating Board (LCB) invites you to participate in the Annual Public Workshop directly after the Quarterly TD LCB meeting in-person or virtually. Attend to learn about Palm Tran Connection service and provide input.
Traffic Impacts & Closures Near You
Funding Opportunities
The Biden Administration has released a fact sheet on the Competitive Infrastructure Funding Opportunities for Local Governments included in the (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)/ Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The fact sheet includes information about application openings and where to apply. 
Schedule Funding Programs Required
Pre-Application Meeting
The Palm Beach TPA administers three competitive application processes annually for the funding of projects located within Palm Beach County. A pre-application meeting virtual or in-person is required with TPA and FDOT representatives to discuss project specifics and clarify application requirements.
Governing Board & Committee Meetings
Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 3 at 9 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 17 at 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.

Meeting details and agendas are posted at the links above one week in advance, along with an online comment form as an option for public comments before or during each meeting.

Governing Board meetings are available to watch LIVE at PalmBeachTPA.org/Live and recorded videos of TPA meetings are posted to the TPA YouTube channel.
Brightline Breaks Ground on Boca Raton Station
Once completed, the station will be Brightline’s fifth operational in the state, connecting travelers in Boca Raton to Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and soon Orlando. Located on a 1.8-acre site across from Mizner Park and adjacent to the downtown library, Brightline’s Boca station, designed by Zyscovich Architects, will feature approximately 38,000 square feet of space which will include its signature autonomous MRKT and premium lounge among other station amenities. 
Bicycle Friendly Business
The BFB Application is open for submissions - the deadline is March 2, 2022. Apply online today
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