2020-2021-South Florida Chapter Sponsor Spotlight: Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO)
Sponsor Spotlight: Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO)
Sponsorship Level: Bronze
The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), formerly called the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Miami Urbanized Area, guides the transportation planning process in Miami -Dade County. The TPO was created on March 2, 1977 as required under Section 163.01, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, and established by Interlocal Agreement between Miami-Dade County and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
"We plan transportation facilities and services that are integrated and efficient
while providing effective community participation."
The FDOT adopts the TPO’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) as the plan for implementing transportation system improvements in Miami-Dade County. The LRTP is focused on providing mobility options, and is guided by a comprehensive vision to:
“Provide mobility options for Miami-Dade County residents and visitors and promote economic competitiveness by investing in the County’s transportation infrastructure while protecting the environment and maximizing the efficiency of the existing transportation system.”
To learn more, please visit http://miamidadetpo.org/about-tpo.asp