- Hold your horses: State of Florida House speaker is unsure he wants to call a special session for Sun-Rail just yet. I think waiting to make sure the Senate has the votes is important, considering the house already voted to approve. Uncle Charlie is also weighing in on the special transportation session saying that he didn’t see Tri-rail as part of a special transportation session, when and if it happens in December.
- DCA issued a set of guidelines to help planning departments implement House bill 697, which requires local CDMP’s to incorporate greenhouse gas emmissions when designing the transportation system:
…implement a transportation concurrency management system that supports mobility needs; reduces congestion; supports urban infill and redevelopment; discourages urban sprawl, and achieves healthy, vibrant urban centers.
- Very cool: MDX is giving FIU $500,000 to study transportation technology:
…the development of an advanced bus rapid transit system along State Road 836 (Dolphin Expressway) and propose how to build various Advanced Transit Oriented Developments (Advanced TODs) where Advanced Transit Stops (ATS) can be located, including adjacent to FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus, the FIU Engineering Center and the Miami International Airport/Miami Intermodal Center.
Javier Rodriguez had this to say:
MDX is pleased to engage the FIU Lehman Center for Transportation Research in helping to identify and develop these cutting edge transportation systems that will help us deliver to the citizens of Miami-Dade County a state-of-the-practice multimodal transportation system,” he said.
Well done sir.
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