The 2002 Review of Florida’s Twenty-Five Long Range Transportation Plans

Federal and state transportation laws require that a long range transportation plan (LRTP) be developed in urban areas of greater than 50,000 people. The agency responsible for conducting the long range transportation planning process is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC) assists individual MPOs in carrying out the…

Implementing Multimodal Transportation Districts

This report explores issues in current practice as they relate to access management, multimodal objectives, and corridor management on the Florida Intrastate Highway System. The City of Gainesville was selected for review given the extensive efforts of the City and the Gainesville Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization to promote a multimodal transportation environment. The findings of…

Right-of-Way Preservation Policies, Activities, and Strategies

This model ordinance is provided for adoption, in whole or in part, into the local land development code. Florida’s local governments represent a range of size, character, and unique local situations. Thus, local governments should modify standards or procedures for consistency with local conditions and practice. Text in parentheses and italics is intended to be…