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Dear Neighbor, Everyone knows that we have a steadily increasing number of cars traveling on South Florida’s roadways. If you’ve spent much time driving on I-95, you’ve undoubtedly become familiar with 95 Express, a new toll system also known as ‘managed lanes.’ These new toll lanes replaced carpool lanes, removing the multi-passenger requirement during rush [...]
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the New River CSX Railroad Bascule Bridge Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study on Tuesday, Jan. 25, starting at 6 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Events Hall at the International Game Fish Association Hall of Fame [...]
One lane of the ramp from northbound I-75 to eastbound I-595 will be closed from 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.16 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17. Three lanes of eastbound I-595 between the Sawgrass Expressway and 136th Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, Jan. 16 and ending Tuesday, [...]
The City is holding a meeting on zoning regulations expressly for the recently adopted Transit Oriented Corridor or TOC.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a meeting to discuss proposed improvements to be made on State Road 848/Stirling Road at the Davie Road Extension intersection in the Town of Davie.
Starting on Monday, January 10, 2011, the Broward County Transit (BCT) will introduce express bus service between Miramar and downtown Miami. The inauguration ceremony will take place on January 10, 2010. Who: Broward County Transit, Florida Department of Transportation, City of Miramar What: 95 Express Miramar Bus Service Inaugural Ceremony When: Monday, January 10, 2011 Between [...]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on December 9, 2010 that $1.195 billion in high-speed rail funds originally designated for Wisconsin and Ohio will be redirected to other states. The incoming governors of Wisconsin and Ohio have indicated they will not move forward to use high-speed rail money received under the [...]
New Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center Now Open Five years after Hurricane Wilma destroyed Broward County’s Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center in 2005, a long-awaited new facility has emerged at the original site, located at 900 N.W. 31 Ave., Fort Lauderdale, and received its first clients on December 6. The new center houses the following [...]
SFRTA Launches Two New Free Tri-Rail Shuttles
New Routes to Operate Out of Lake Worth and Fort Lauderdale Stations The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) announced that it will begin running two new free Tri-Rail Shuttles starting next week. The shuttles will serve the Lake Worth and Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail stations. Both new routes will begin Monday, December 6, 2010. The [...]
FEC RR CROSSING ON HILLSBORO BLVD. TO BE CLOSED Dec. 5-8
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL — The Florida East Coast (FEC) railroad crossing on State Road 810/Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach will be closed to all eastbound and westbound vehicular and pedestrian traffic from 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report.
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) / Tri-Rail, has partnered with the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA) to provide a free community bus service for the City of Fort Lauderdale. The “Tri-Rail Northwest Community Link” will provide service to Tri-Rail’s Fort Lauderdale Station, BCT’s Broward Central Terminal, and to the communities of [...]
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has officially turned over the New River Greenway to Broward County, the first segment of a planned countywide network of safe and clean bicycle, pedestrian paths, nature trails and waterways. Residents can now recreate along the greenway that parallels I-595 from 136th Avenue to University Drive in Plantation. The [...]
Spirit Airlines recently announced a new expansion of its service with the introduction of non-stop service to five new markets from the airline’s Fort Lauderdale home. Included in the expansion are: Plattsburgh, NY (serves Montreal, Canada) – four weekly non-stops starting January 14, 2011. Located in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York on the [...]
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to be made on State Road 838 (Sunrise Blvd.) between NE 20th Ave and Middle River Drive in Fort Lauderdale. The meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 4, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the George English Park Recreation [...]
Rent a bicycle, pedal from here to there, drop it off and go! That will soon be possible as Broward County launches one of the first bike sharing programs in Florida. Broward Commissioners approved a contract last week with B-Cycle LLC to manage and operate a bike sharing program as a means of reducing traffic [...]
Beginning Sunday, October 31, 2010, Broward County Transit (BCT) will make the following bus service changes: • Route 1 Frequency increased on Saturday from 30 to 20 minutes • Route 2 Frequency reduced from 40 minutes to 60 minutes on Saturday • Route 3 Route eliminated • Route 4 Discontinue Saturday and weekday service after [...]
The Broward County Commission will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at the Broward County Governmental Center, Room 422, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, to receive public comments on proposed schedule reductions and bus fare increases to Broward County Transit (BCT). Following is a brief description of the [...]
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding an informational meeting to discuss proposed improvements to be made to State Road 849 (Northwest 31st Avenue) from 200 feet north of West Atlantic Boulevard to Coconut Creek Parkway/Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Boulevard in Pompano Beach. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 5:30 pm [...]
Port Everglades officials are seeking public participation in an August 31 meeting regarding future plans for the Broward County seaport. Designed to provide information and obtain feedback on a 2009 update to Port Everglades’ 2006 20-year Master/Vision Plan, the public meeting is slated for Tuesday, August 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Broward [...]
Phase 2 of the South Florida East Coast Corridor Study (SFECC Study) is almost complete. As a part of this phase the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will conduct a series of public hearings regarding proposed transit improvements along the South Florida East Coast Corridor. The recommendations so far for the three possible technologies for [...]
Oakland Park City Commissioners approved a resolution on August 4 supporting a proposed passenger rail line that would traverse the Southeast Florida region along the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway corridor. “The need for passenger transit service along the east side of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties has long been apparent to transportation planning [...]
The Atlantic Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in Pompano Beach will be closed to all road traffic Friday night, Aug. 6, and remain closed until Monday morning, Aug. 9, Florida Department of Transportation officials report. The bridge will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians at 9 o’clock Friday night and will re-open at 5 [...]
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a meeting to inform the community of the proposed plan to replace the Sunrise Key Boulevard Bridge just east of Victoria Park Road in Fort Lauderdale. The meeting will be held Thursday, July 29, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Gateway Terrace Apartments Community Room [...]
The City of Fort Lauderdale’s red-light photo-enforcement program will begin issuing Notices of Violation to red-light runners at designated intersections beginning August 8, 2010. The cameras are being installed as part of the City’s effort to use technology to deter red light runners.
The Atlantic Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway is scheduled to be closed to all road vehicles and pedestrians by the Florida Department of Transportation from Friday evening, July 9th, until Monday morning, July 12th. Boat traffic will not be affected. The weekend closure for painting was originally scheduled for the weekend of June 25-28 [...]