Hollywood, FL - The smiles on the faces of the families who just received a new home says it all. Thanks to the Southeast Florida Community Development Fund, Minority Builders Coalition and Broward County Government, four families who are first time minority homebuyers were able to purchase single-family homes in Fort Lauderdale. At a house
As rail commuter service begins to expand in South Florida, along comes a development boom in coastal areas. Private and public sector regional train service is slated to expand in Southeast Florida, along with new stops along the tracks in the months and years to come. Developers and community leaders see this as an opportunity
Hollywood, FL – The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) is proud to announce the selection of Councilmember Sandra Walters to serve as President of the Florida Regional Councils Association (FRCA) Policy Board. She will serve on FRCA, which is an alliance of Florida’s ten Regional Planning Councils, alongside Indian River County Commission Peter O’Bryan
Coral reefs in Florida and throughout the United States and its territories are critically threatened due to increasing global and local stressors. In particular, the Florida Reef Tract, North America’s only coral barrier reef, is currently facing an unprecedented coral disease outbreak. The Florida Reef Tract (FRT) stretches from St. Lucie Inlet south to
Last month South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) staff members Mark-Anthony Smith and Allyson Williams attended an Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event in West Palm Beach. The event was hosted by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), an organization focused on promoting responsible energy choices. Representatives from Florida Power and Light were also
Your favorite food truck is most likely powered by gas or diesel, but they will now have the option to go all-electric with Lightning Systems launching its electric powertrain for the Ford F-59, a model used for food trucks. Visit the Electrek website for more details.
The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) is delighted to welcome Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime to the Council. Commissioner Monestime previously served on the Council from 2011 – 2014. He joins Commissioner Daniela Levine Cava and Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz as Miami-Dade County’s representatives on the Council. “Commissioner Monestime contributed greatly to the work of
SFRPC Deputy Director Manny Cela updated the board on activities, trainings and resources provided by the South Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee. Special guest Battalion Chief Stephen Shaw, Fort Lauderdale Fire and Rescue, supported the LEPC.
Hollywood, FL - The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC), the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC), and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) are part of a multi-partner award from the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC). A collaborative, multi-agency effort created the Transit Oriented Development Education and Outreach Program to improve
Hollywood, FL -Broward League of Cities awarded Broward County Commissioner Beam Furr with the 2019 Samuel S. Goren President’s Award during the 62nd Annual Gala held on May 18, 2019. This is the highest ranked leadership award given by the League recognizing commitment and contribution from an individual to the organization and its membership.