Public Participation Plan

Public involvement is among the most important functions that the St. Lucie TPO performs. Ensuring public input is one of the key reasons the federal government established the MPO process back in the early 1970s. MPOs are required to have a proactive public involvement process that provides for early and continuing input from citizens, government… Continue Reading Public Participation Plan

East Coast Greenway Implementation Plan

The St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) established the need to build upon previous bicycle/pedestrian/greenway planning efforts and continue the ongoing planning and coordinating efforts which support the provision of bicycle, pedestrian, and greenway facilities. Over the last several years, the TPO and its partners, have compiled much data related to dicycle and pedestrian transportation… Continue Reading East Coast Greenway Implementation Plan

Bicycle/Pedestrian Corridor Area of Interest Analysis

Greenways and trails offer tremendous benefits to communities, especially in Florida. The concepts embraces the interconnectedness of the needs of conservation supporters, recreation groups and economic organizations. In ths FY 2010/2011 – 2011/2012 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) established the need to review, update, and implement the St.… Continue Reading Bicycle/Pedestrian Corridor Area of Interest Analysis

South Causeway Bridge Reconfiguration Study

Transportation for America produced a study in 2011 entitled “Dangerous by Design.” The report introduced the following statement, “In the last 15 years, more than 76,000 Americans have been killed while crossing or walking along a street in their community. Children, the elderly, and ethnic minorities are disproportionately represented in this figure, but people of… Continue Reading South Causeway Bridge Reconfiguration Study