Entries by Andrea Piccardo

9th Annual Climate and Resilience Community of Practice

  SFRPC staff member, Alyssa Joneswood, attended the 9th Annual Climate and Resilience Community of Practice meeting this week in Port Aransas, TX. She joined leaders from all 5 Gulf states including represenatives from NOAA’s Office of Coastal Management,  National Weather Service, Seagrant, the Economic Development Administration, Texas A&M, Florida DEP, and members of the private sector to discuss […]

Heat Shield 2 – Major Regional Simulation on Emergency Training

Operation HeatShield2, a major regional fullscale exercise, took place this Saturday, April 28, 2018 across ten venues in Palm Beach County.  Council staff worked with personnel from multiple Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and regional agencies to plan the event.  The training included active shooter scenarios, as well as mass casualty, crowd control and forensics.  Well […]

Federal Highway Administration Makes Available $60 Million for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

Federal Highway Administration Makes Available $60 Million for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants WASHINGTON – Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for states, cities and other agencies to compete for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program (ATCMTD) grants to fund new technologies that improve transportation […]

Funding Announcement Community Planning Technical Assistance Grants, Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Funding Announcement Community Planning Technical Assistance Grants, Fiscal Year 2018-2019 DEADLINE: MAY 7, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M. Purpose: The Florida Legislature has appropriated funding to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for Community Planning Technical Assistance Grants. The grants provide communities the opportunity to develop innovative planning and development strategies to promote a diverse […]

Miami-Dade TPO 2018 General Assembly

The Miami-Dade County Transportation Planning Organization hosted their 2018 General Assembly on March 22, 2018.   Hosted at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Miami, attendance at this event included Miami-Dade County Commissioners: Chairman Esteban L. Bovo, Jr.; Commissioner Rebeca Sosa; Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava; and Commissioner Dennis C. Moss. Engineers, developers, and elected officials from […]

The South Florida Regional Planning Council Moved!

Announcement!!! The South Florida Regional Planning Council has Moved!! After 35 years at the Venture Corporate Center in Hollywood, the Council has moved its office to a new location at the Oakwood Business Center within the Oakwood Plaza Shopping Center. The Oakwood Business Center is located east of I95 between Sheridan Street and Stirling Road […]