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FDOT Holds 2060 Florida Transportation (FTP) Regional Workshops

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a series of 12 regional workshops around the state to obtain public and partner input on the future of transportation in Florida as part of development of the 2060 Florida Transportation Plan (FTP).   The workshops scheduled in South Florida will be:

Fort Lauderdale – Tuesday, June 1, 1 – 3 p.m. at the FDOT District Four Auditorium, 3400 West Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Workshop Coordinator:  Andrew Riddle, 954-777-4605 or toll free at 866-336-8435 ext. 4605 or andrew.riddle@dot.state.fl.us

Miami – Wednesday, June 2, 2:30 – 5 p.m. at Miami-Dade County College, The Chapman Center, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210 in Miami.  Workshop Coordinator: David Korros, 305-470-5840 or david.korros@dot.state.fl.us

Stuart – Thursday, June 3, 2:30 – 5 p.m. at Indian River State College Morgade Library, 5851 S.E. Community Drive in Stuart.  Workshop Coordinator: Andrew Riddle, 954-777-4605 or toll free at 866-336-8435 ext. 4605 or andrew.riddle@dot.state.fl.us

The FTP establishes long range goals that will provide a policy framework for expenditure of federal and state transportation funds in Florida.  The FDOT is updating this plan to respond to new trends and challenges to meet the future mobility needs of Florida’s residents, visitors and businesses.

The FTP Steering Committee will draft the plan based on input from the public and key partners, and will recommend a draft plan to be adopted by the Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Ongoing public and partner outreach activities include statewide webinars; regional workshops; and briefings to state, regional, and local partners in the public, private, and civic sectors.

Other regional workshop locations & dates are:

  • Tallahassee – Tuesday, May 25
  • Tampa – Monday, June 7
  • Fort Myers – Tuesday, June 8
  • Sebring – Wednesday, June 9
  • Orlando – Thursday, June 10
  • Gainesville – Monday, June 14
  • Jacksonville – Wednesday, June 16
  • Marianna – Thursday, June 17
  • Pensacola – Tuesday, June 22

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the workshop coordinator (listed above) at least seven days prior to the workshop.

For further information about the 2060 FTP or these workshops please visit our website at www.2060ftp.org or contact the workshop coordinator.

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