WAVE News Updates

The MPO has submitted a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for its Regional Complete Streets Initiative. If awarded, the grant would help fund $19.1 million dollars worth of bike and pedestrian improvements in the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale Lakes, Oakland Park, and Pompano Beach.

Read more: MPO Submits 2016 TIGER Grant

The Broward MPO is hiring a transportation planner, preferably someone with Transportation Disadvantaged experience. This is professional and technical planning work assisting with major MPO programs, projects or plans such as: long range, short range and regional transportation planning; transportation improvement programming; congestion management and corridor planning; multimodal planning; transportation land use planning; and administrative support to meet other state and federal requirements.

Read more: Job Opening at the Broward MPO- Transportation Planner

Every four years, the Broward MPO undergoes an intensive evaluation process headed by the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The FHWA/FTA Federal Review consists of four main activities, including: The review of planning documents, conducting a site visit, the development of a certification report, and a certification review close out presentation that discusses evaluation findings.

Read more: Broward MPO Shines in 2015 Federal Certification

National leaders in transportation policy, planning, and engineering joined local elected officials to tackle the challenge of making some of the most dangerous cities for cyclists and pedestrians in the country safer through Complete Streets policies. Over 200 people were in attendance while others followed online using social media #S32016, making this the largest summit of its kind ever in South Florida.

Read more: Safe Streets Summit Draws 200 to Deerfield Beach

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