June 5 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Meeting
June 2, 2023
Press release from Alachua County
ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) for the Gainesville Urbanized Area will conduct a meeting at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville) in the John R. “Jack” Durrance Auditorium on Monday, June 5, 2023. The meeting begins at 5 p.m.
In-person public comment will be taken for the agenda items and the public will also have an opportunity to speak about items not on the agenda. Members of the public who wish to speak are asked to limit their comments to three minutes. Masks for vulnerable citizens are strongly recommended. The meeting is televised live on Cox Channel 12 and is available on the Alachua County Video on Demand website. The public is encouraged to submit any written or photographic documents one business day prior to the meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions regarding participation should be directed to the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization at 955-2200, extension 114.
Items of interest on the Meeting Agenda include:
1. Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2023-24 to 2027-28
2. Year 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan Public Hearing
3. Year 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan Revision
4. List of Priority Projects for Fiscal Years 2024-25 to 2028-29
5. Pedestrian Crosswalk Safety
6. Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council – Weekend Institute Report
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.