We recently announced that in the upcoming legislative session we will propose an increase in Florida’s per-pupil spending to the highest level in our state’s history.
FDOT passed another I-4 milepost with commercial and financial close of the I-4 Ultimate project this month. The public-private partnership concession agreement saves 20 years on the construction process.
FDOT, Orlando, and Bike/Walk Central Florida hosted Orlando’s first Ciclovia event. Ciclovia means “cycleway” and has been a long-standing tradition in South America, where miles of roads are closed every Sunday.
On Thursday, August 14, Governor Rick Scott visited the Lakeland National Guard Armory and honored nearly 300 veterans with the Florida Governor’s Veterans Service Award.
As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, FDOT’s Safety Office teamed up with Florida’s certified child passenger safety instructors/technicians as well as law enforcement to help keep kids safe while riding in a vehicle.
District Two recognized Patriot Day 2014 in a unified observance on September 11. For the first time, all district offices participated in a coordinated and simultaneous event.
FDOT and safety advocates for Florida’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, September 1–7, held events at local rest areas to give away coffee and raise awareness of the dangers of drowsy driving and driver fatigue.
The third annual USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week educational campaign conducted by CUTR wrapped up with a week full of transportation safety reminders, contests and bicycle give-aways.
We recently announced that in the upcoming legislative session we will propose an increase in Florida’s per-pupil spending to the highest level in our state’s history. Thanks in part to the hard work of our public servants, we already have the highest total spending in K-12 this year.
FDOT held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the reopening of the five lanes on North Roosevelt Boulevard as the over $41.5 million reconstruction project nears completion.
The Florida Department of Transportation received three regional awards in the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition: