July 14 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Meeting

Press release from Alachua County

The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) for the Gainesville Urbanized Area will conduct a hybrid virtual meeting at the County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville) on July 14, 2021. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. This is a continuation of the June 21, 2021 meeting.

Items of interest on the Agenda include:

  • Transportation Improvement Program
  • List of Priority Projects
  • Citizens Advisory Committee Role to Alachua County and City of Gainesville
  • Florida Department of Transportation Report

Items of interest in the Consent Agenda at this Meeting include:

  • Fiscal Year 2019-20 Audit
  • Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget
  • Unified Planning Work Program Administrative Modification Fiscal Year 2020-21 and Fiscal Year 2021-22
  • Public Involvement Plan Update
  • Annual Transit Ridership Monitoring Report
  • Letter of Endorsement for American Planning Association Florida Chapter Award –Outstanding Public Interest Group of the Year
  • Downtown Connector Rail/Trail Crossing at State Road 331 (Williston Road) – Status Report
  • Completion of the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Certification Process
  • Transportation Disadvantaged Program – Alachua County Transportation Disadvantaged Board Coordinating Board Reappointment
  • Transportation Disadvantaged Program – Alachua County Transportation Disadvantaged Board Coordinating Board Appointment
  • Transportation Disadvantaged Program – Status Report

View the meeting packet and backup materials.

View the meeting agenda.

The public may make comments in person or by calling 1-800-876-7516. Those not attending in person may view the meeting on Cox Channel 12, Facebook, and the County’s Video on Demand website.

The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization is responsible for the continuing, comprehensive and cooperative urban transportation planning program for the Gainesville Metropolitan Area. This planning program is required in order to receive federal and state funds for transportation projects.

Voting members consist of the five Alachua County Commissioners and the Mayor and the six City of Gainesville Commissioners. Non-voting members are The University of Florida President’s designee, a Rural Advisor designated by the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization, and the Florida Department of Transportation District 2 Secretary’s designee. Staff services are provided by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.