The Broward MPO has established a Freight Transportation Advisory Committee (FTAC) in order to provide a forum for an open dialogue where the freight community can gain insight into the MPO’s decisions and upcoming projects, while also providing industry input to decision makers regarding freight transportation priorities and expenditures.
The 2017 Safe Streets Summit was the largest in Broward MPO history! Over 250 transportation professionals, community activitsts, and elected officials attended the Summit, held over two days at the Sunrise Civic Center in Sunrise.
In 2017, the Broward MPO is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! Since its creation in 1977, the Broward MPO has worked to move people, create jobs, and strenghthen communities in Broward County.
The Broward MPO has partnered with the Broward County School Board to promote safe walking and biking, so that school children have safe paths on which to get to and from school. Through the Safe Routes to School program, the MPO works with the School Board, among other partners, to fund walking and biking paths that allow for safe passage for kids walking and biking to school.
Students from Deerfield Beach High School gathered at the Broward MPO office on Wednesday, December 7 for a "Think Like a Planner" Workshop, where students walked the Cypress Creek area and determined how to make the area more accomodating for pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, and motorists. Students came to the MPO as part of the Career, Technical, Adult, and Community Education (CTACE) program.