Status of Roadway Capacity Projects in Northwest Florida

Status of Roadway Capacity Projects in Northwest Florida Many roadway capacity projects in northwest Florida have recently been completed, are underway, or are scheduled to commence construction in the next five years.  The following is an overview of the TPOs …


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West Cervantes Corridor Management Plan Public Workshop #1

The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is performing a Corridor Management Plan (CMP) for West Cervantes Street from A Street to Dominguez Street. The purpose of this corridor management plan is to identify operational and access management improvements needed to …


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3rd Transportation Symposium the biggest and best yet!

The third annual Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium was the biggest event yet coordinated by the West Florida Regional Planning Council. Hosted at Sandestin on November 12 and 13, the event boasted 200-plus attendees including more than 60 speakers and panelists. “The transportation planning process …


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Third Annual Transportation Symposium

Want to make your community a better place for business, residents and visitors? Those interested in urban planning and transportation take note! The Third Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium will be held November 12 and 13 at Sandestin Golf and Beach …


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Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Update

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Steering Committee has been meeting for several months and FDOT has been quite busy with community and regional forums gathering citizen input for the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Update.  They are on track to complete all portions …


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WFRPC to Host Open House Sept. 21

Council to celebrate Terry Joseph’s retirement after 31 years West Florida Regional Planning Council will host an open house on Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. to honor Ms. Terry Joseph, who retiring at the end of the month after 31 years …


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Welcome, Austin Mount

Austin Mount arrived September 8 and will take the helm as our new executive directorupon Terry Joseph’s retirement on September 30. Austin comes to us with more than 10 years of planning experience at Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission where he served as the executive …


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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Available for Review

Draft annual update available online or at WFRPC The 2015 draft annual update of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is now available for public review and comment. The CEDS is a working document, used by private and public sectors, aimed …


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Florida-Alabama TPO holds N. Palafox St. Corridor Management Plan Public Workshop #2

The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is performing a Corridor Management Plan (CMP) for North Palafox Street from US 29 to Nine Mile Road. The purpose of this corridor management plan is to identify operational and access management improvements needed …


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National Association of Regional Councils

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC’s) 49th Annual Conference and Exhibition was held in Raleigh, North Carolina from  June 7 – 10. This conference featured keynote speakers such as Secretary Foxx, with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Dr. James H. Johnson, …


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