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 mobility, access, ridership, and land development potential for the Tri-Rail Commuter Rail Corridor in Southeast Florida.

Through an extensive outreach program, local governments and stakeholder agencies were able to increase engagement and expand understanding.  A regional Idea Exchange Network emerged through regional workshop discussions to help facilitate the adoption of Transit Oriented Development policies, codes, and approval of projects.

NARC said the program established a more collaborative relationship between local government, MPOs, FDOT, RPCs, and the SFRTA as a resource and development partner for station-area land development and infrastructure investments.

About South Florida Regional Planning Council

The SFRPC is a public policy agency providing state and local policymakers with the information they need to build South Floridians a better future.  Our geographic areas of responsibility encompass Broward County, Miami-Dade County, and Monroe County, and all of their municipalities.

Isabel Cosio Carballo

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