November 2015 SCTPO eNews
FDOT TENTATIVE WORK PROGRAM FY 2017-2021
Each year, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) develops the Five Year Work Program and holds a Public Hearing to review projects throughout the District. The Work Program is an ongoing process that is used to forecast the funds needed for upcoming transportation system improvements scheduled for the next five years.
A presentation on the District 5 Five Year Work Program will be held on Thursday, November 12, 9 am in the Florida Room, 3rd floor, Building C of the Brevard County Government Center.
The development of this Work Program involves extensive coordination with local governments, including Transportation Planning Organizations (TPO) and other city and county officials. In urbanized areas, TPOs have the responsibility to develop transportation plans and prioritize transportation needs. FDOT implements the transportation improvements identified by the TPOs and local governments. The implementation process results in the Work Program, which includes financial information about transportation projects.
Click here to watch the Work Program Public Hearing video, view maps/documents and submit comments.
Download the list of new projects FDOT is proposing to advance or add to the existing program for Brevard County.
STATE OF THE SYSTEM
Each year, the SCTPO evaluates the status of transportation conditions in Brevard County. Results are documented in the State of the System Report and are used in making better transportation planning decisions.
Some of the highlights from the 2014 State of the System Report include:
- Automobile usage increased (by 2.4%) for the first time since 2008.
- Total transit ridership increased for the 22nd straight year, with 2,921,000 passenger boardings across all services.
- Twenty of the top 25 crash frequency segments were located along SR A1A (four segments), US 1 (four segments), Babcock Street (three segments), Palm Bay Road (three segments), and Wickham Road (three segments).
Learn more by visiting the Performance Monitoring and Management webpage.
PATHWAYS PROJECT APPLICATIONS NOW ACCEPTED
The SCTPO is currently accepting Request for Pathways Proposals for use in a series of kickoff events in February 2016 and for inclusion in the final Interactive Guide. Routes may be guided or self-guided, free or include a charge.
Learn more by visiting the Pathways Project webpage.
There will be no Board or Committee meetings in November
Thursday, November 12, 9 am, FDOT District 5 Work Program Presentation
Monday, November 16, 5:30 to 7 pm, Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Advisory Committee
Wednesday, November 18, 9 to 11 am, Community Traffic Safety Team and Traffic Incident Management Team
WELCOME LISA HICKMAN!
Please join the SCTPO in welcoming Lisa Hickman to the TPO team. Lisa replaces Diana McCartney as the Administrative Specialist. Diana retired after 16 years of service at the TPO.
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