The draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years 2013/14 - 2017/18 is now available for review and comment. MORE
The TPO is hosting a series of public open house meetings across the region to update the Regional Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan. MORE
The North Florida TPO is conducting a corridor study for SR 200 in Nassau County. The purpose of the study is to identify potential improvements that will maintain traffic flow over time and support all modes of transportation including motor vehicles, transit, bicycles and pedestrians. MORE
The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization has received federal quadrennial certification with praise for noteworthy practices and no corrective actions. North Florida is the first TPO of the past 19 in Florida undergoing federal certification with no correction actions. MORE
The North Florida TPO is developing a Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and we need your input. Take our short survey to tell us what you think about bicycling and walking in Northeast Florida. MORE
Join North Florida's top executives for the 7th annual Global Trade and Transportation Symposium Tuesday October 16, 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Southpoint Marriott. MORE
The City of St. Augustine and the North Florida TPO partnered last month to conduct the St. Augustine Mobility Institute. If you missed it you can still see the wrap-up presentation. MORE
Washington, D.C. -- Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), Ranking Member, issued the following statement today after the Senate voted 74 to 19 to pass the bipartisan House-Senate transportation conference report, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). This legislation provides $105 billion for the nation's surface transportation programs over two years, and it continues the current level of funding plus inflation through FY 2014. The House passed the measure earlier today with an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 373 to 52. The legislative package, which also includes provisions related to student loans and flood insurance, will now go to the President to be signed into law. MORE
The Argyle area around Blanding Boulevard and I‐295 is a hotspot for traffic accidents. In seven square miles, there are over 500 crashes each year with more than 300 of these crashes involving injuries or fatalities. In addition to the personal trauma and family tragedies, the economic cost of crashes in this small area is staggering at over $91 million per year. MORE
The North Florida TPO has released the 2011 Annual Report highlighting major projects and programs. MORE
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The draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years 2013/14 - 2017/18 is now available for review and comment.
This webinar reports on TCRP Synthesis 98: Ridesharing as a Complement to Transit: A Synthesis of Transit Practice. Gail Murray, report author, will describe the findings of her investigation into the ways in which transit agencies are using carpooling and vanpooling to close service gaps and penetrate difficult to serve areas, the issues they are dealing with, and the benefits they are achieving. Two transit agencies will discuss their successful use of ridesharing to complement their services: King County Metro of Seattle, Washington; and the Potomac Rappahannock Transportation Commission of Northern Virginia. A moderated Q & A session will follow to hear speakers exchange thoughts on this important topic and answer questions from attendees. This webinar is being presented by the Ridesharing Institute with the support of NTOC, the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Association for Commuter Transportation, and the American Public Transportation Association.
The Urban Congestion Report (UCR) is produced on a quarterly basis and characterizes emerging traffic congestion and reliability trends at the national and city level.
The purpose of this guidebook is to increase communication, collaboration, and cooperation among Transportation Management Centers (TMC) and emergency response agencies so they can effectively respond to a variety of situations ranging from a localized traffic incident to major regional events such as hurricane evacuations.
Efficient, safe, and secure freight transportation helps form the foundation upon our Nation's economic strength rests. It allows businesses to move raw materials to factories and finished goods to and from markets all over the world. Freight transportation system is also important to economic development efforts, as cities and towns use their proximity to transportation facilities as a way to attract businesses and jobs. This seminar will include presentations from several States and regions, describing how they successfully linked freight transportation with economic development, the strategies they have used to support economic growth and jobs, and how they have determined what essential investments in freight infrastructure are needed to support and enhance the State or regional economy.