October 25 Meeting of the Metropolitan Transport Planning Organization

Alachua County Press Release

The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) for the urbanized area of ​​Gainesville will host a virtual hybrid meeting at the County Administration Building (12 SE 1st Street, Gainesville) on October 25, 2021. The meeting begins at 3:00 pm.

The public can provide comments to the MTPO in person or by calling 1-800-741-8011. If you are attending in person, wearing a mask is strongly recommended for unvaccinated people. The public can view the meeting on Cox Channel 12 and the county’s video-on-demand website.

Items of interest on the agenda include:

  • Special Presentation – American Planning Association Florida Chapter Award
  • Changes to the Transportation Improvement Program
  • Florida Department of Transportation Interim Five-Year Work Program 2022-2023 to 2026-2027
  • Update of the intermodal system strategic plan – Presentation and announcement of the virtual room

Items of interest on the agenda for this meeting include:

  • 2022 meeting calendar
  • Engagement letter for the audit of the financial year 2020-2021
  • Proposed amended budget for fiscal year 2020-2021
  • Safety performance measures and targets
  • Revised Section 5305 (d) Grant Application and Public Transport Agreement
  • Modification of the unified planning work program
  • Resolution 2021-09 Grant applications Letters of support
  • Intergovernmental Agreement on the Coordination and Review and Coordination of Public Transport
  • Staff Services Agreement
  • Alternative transportation program / safe routes to school request notice
  • Florida Department of Transportation Statewide Mobility Week
  • State Road 121 (NW 34th Street) Midblock Crossing at the entrance to Loblolly Park Request – Status report
  • Transport program for disadvantaged people – Appreciation resolutions
  • Transport Disadvantaged People Program – Appointments to the Board of Directors of Transport Disadvantaged People
  • Transportation program for disadvantaged people – Progress report

View meeting folder and backup documents

View the meeting agenda

The MTPO is responsible for the continuous, comprehensive and cooperative urban transportation planning program for the Gainesville metropolitan area. This planning program is necessary in order to receive federal and state funds for transportation projects. The voting members are the five commissioners of Alachua County and the mayor and six commissioners of the city of Gainesville. Non-voting members are the person designated by the president of the University of Florida, a rural councilor appointed by the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization, and the person designated by the secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation District 2. Personnel departments are provided by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.

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