4-22-19 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Meeting

View of downtown street in Gainesville, FloridaALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization for the Gainesville Urbanized Area, will conduct its Regular Business Meeting on April 22, 2019.  The meeting begins at 3 p.m. in the John R. “Jack” Durrance Auditorium (Room 209) on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building located at 12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville, Florida.

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.
Items of interest at this Meeting include:

1. Transportation Improvement Program Amendment - Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Study
2. Year 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan – Status Report
3. Year 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan Update – Revenue Forecast Overview
4. Certification - Metropolitan Transportation Planning Process Certification
5. Standard Assurances and Certifications
6. Federal Transit Administration Section 5305(d) Grant Application
7. Interstate 75 and U.S. Highway 441 Safety Investments Referral
8. State Road 121 (NW 34th Street) Turnlane at NW 30th Place (Rock Creek Subdivision)
9. Alachua County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board Membership Certification.

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 (NCFRPC).

To view the complete agenda and agenda backup packet, please visit the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council website by clicking here. The NCFRPC website is not maintained by Alachua County.

There is an opportunity for public comment for each agenda item during the Regular Business Meeting.  In addition, there is an opportunity for citizens to speak to items not on the agenda during Citizens Comments at the end of the meeting.  Citizens are encouraged to attend meetings, view them live on Cox Channel 12, on Facebook, or on Alachua County’s Video on Demand website.

For more information, please contact Scott Koons at 352.955.2200, ext. 101.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, familial status, religious status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Scott Koons at 352.955.2200, extension 101, at least five (5) days before the public meeting.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

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