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 […]

Big Cypress National Preserve Could Have Been an International Airport, But…

In the late 1960s, conservationists and outdoorsmen alike opposed the ruination of such ecologically and culturally valuable land, ultimately ushering the preserve into the protective arms of the National Park Service. Since then, park rangers have maintained their role as stewards by implementing the Green Parks Plan. After partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy, […]

World’s Largest Mall to be built in NW Miami-Dade County

Jim Murley, Executive Director, South Florida Regional Council The Miami-Dade County Commission agreed to assist in the assembly of land for the world’s largest mall on 225 acres adjacent to I75 in NW Miami- Dade County. The mixed use project including residential, retail and destination recreation uses promises to deliver as many as 25,000 jobs. […]

Can Tri Rail gain the necessary funding?

Jim Murley, Executive Director, South Florida Regional Council Regional rail passenger attention is now on whether Tri Rail can gain the necessary funding to ensure that the All Aboard Florida station in downtown Miami will be designed and built to accommodate future commuter rail service. Key regional partners, including Florida Department of Transportation, Southeast Overtown […]