Community Involvement - How to Get Involved
The Miami-Dade Tranportation Planning Organization (TPO) believes that it is important for citizens get involved in the transportation planning process. Your suggestions on how to improve our transportation system are considered and studied.
Transportation Outreach Planner
The Miami-Dade TPO created the Transportation Outreach Planner to review the social, economic, and geographic characteristics of an area before public involvement efforts are initiated for a project or study. This tool includes an interactive mapping and reporting feature called the “Demographic Reporting Tool”, which is complemented by Community Background Reports and Public Involvement Strategies. Together, these three easy-to-use components ensure a comprehensive outreach effort is accomplished for any area within Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.
Do you have more questions concerning the Transportation Outreach Planner site? Contact Elizabeth Rockwell by email or at 305-375-1881.
Public Participation Plan
Public Involvement (PI) is an integral process that tries to involve all persons in a community, regardless of race, income, or status being affected positively or negatively by a future transportation project. PI is two-way communication aimed at incorporating the views, concerns, and issues of the public into the transportation decision making process, and it is on-going in all phases of a project. It allows the public to hear and be heard. This Public Participation Plan (PPP) is a dynamic document that, as per 23 CFR 450.316(1), “defines a process for providing citizens, affected public agencies, representatives of public transportation employees, freight shippers, providers of freight transportation services, private providers of transportation, representatives of users of public transportation, representatives of users of pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities, representatives of the disabled, and other interested parties with reasonable opportunities to be involved in the Metropolitan transportation planning process.”
Download the Miami-Dade TPO’s Public Participation Plan.
Staff attends various community events to ensure that the public is provided with an equal opportunity to participate in our transportation planning process.
To request a speaker for your event, please email Paul Chance or call 305-375-1888.
See pictures from our Outreach Events
Where has staff been? Check the 2016 Public Involvement Outreach Events.
"On the Move…" Miami-Dade County's pocket guide to transportation is the citizens’ guide that provides transportation information for transit, highway, ride-sharing, ports, bicycle and pedestrian, and much more. View the 5th Edition, Summer 2017 guides below:
- On the Move... Miami-Dade County Pocket Guide to Transportation
- En Marcha... Guia de Transporte del Condado Miami-Dade (Spanish)
- An Machan... Yon liv gid sou Transpotasyon nan Konte Miami-Dade (Haitian Creole)
Social Media / Watch our Meetings
All public meetings of the Transportation Planning Organization Governing Board can be seen on cable television and through webcasting on your computer. All prior meetings are also available in the video archives.
Meeting Calendar: To see what meetings are scheduled this month, check out our Calendar.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Non-Discrimination
The Miami-Dade TPO has set a policy that assures that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, family, or religious status, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any program or activity.
It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request any document in accessible format or if you need sign language interpreters and/or any accommodation(s) to participate in a meeting, please contact Elizabeth Rockwell at 305-375-1881 or Elizabeth.Rockwell@mdtpo.org at least five days in advance of the meeting.
TPO Annual Reports
Title VI Reports
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