OMS-CFTPG: What Comes First? Land Use or Transportation Planning

APA Florida Chapter, Orlando Metro Section

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Thursday, August 6, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. EDT

Orlando, FL, United States

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Overview

OMS-CFTPG: What Comes First? Land Use or Transportation Planning Central Florida Transportation Planning Group (CFTPG) meeting attendees will hear two presentations while they enjoy their own brown bag lunches. There will be an opening presentation on FDOT’s pedestrian bicycle focused initiative and complete streets, which will be followed by a Panel discussion focusing on sustainable land use and transportation planning practices. 1) Opening Presentation FDOT Bicycle/Pedestrian Focused Initiative and Complete Streets Billy Hattaway, P.E., District Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation – District One FDOT developed the 2015 Bicycle/ Pedestrian Focused Initiative to drive the culture change to help combat Florida’s stigma of leading in pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries. Contributing factors, supporting culture change, and the making of complete streets will be presented. 2) Panel Discussion on Land Use and Transportation Planning—Featuring the Area’s Leading Experts Moderated by: Jason Learned, Planning & Environmental Management Office, Florida Department of Transportation – District Five Jeffrey Jones, AICP, Strategic Initiatives Director, Osceola County – Focuses on crafting a sustainable growth strategy for the County and coordinating its implementation through the development activities of both the public and private sectors. Charles Lee, Director of Advocacy (Audubon Florida) Florida Audubon Society – A Best Practice - the “Wekiva Task Force” & “Wekiva Coordinating Committee,” which resulted in passage of the Wekiva Parkway and Protection Act in 2004 that recommended a highway design and route that minimized negative environmental/ ecosystems/wildlife impacts. Bradley Arnold, County Administrator, Sumter County – Sumter County uses road impact fee credit agreements to increase capacity of roads before the impact and without a double charge to developers. Gary Huttmann, AICP, Deputy Executive Director, MetroPlan Orlando – With a mature roadway system, MetroPlan supports sustainable land use by identifying and encouraging best practices in smart growth, transit-oriented development, redevelopment, infill, walkable urban spaces, and mixed-use neighborhood development. Billy Hattaway, P.E., District Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation – District One

Resource URL

http://www.floridaplanning.org/Orlando/index.asp