July 14 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Meeting
July 9, 2021
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
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.