Florida Department of Transportation employees participated in two events to bring safety to the forefront and drive down fatalities by taking part in Walk Like MADD events in Tallahassee and Orlando.
FDOT approved the byway organization’s request to add an additional 38 miles of highway, bringing the byway length to 233 miles in Volusia, Brevard, and Indian River counties.
On February 17, Alert Today Florida hosted its second annual “Champions Ride for Bicycle Safety.” Approximately 40 avid cyclists, who also happen to be very well known celebrities, came out to ride and show their support for the cause.
On September 22, 2015, a delegation from Puerto Rico’s Highway and Transportation Authority traveled to FDOT’s State Materials Office to learn about the latest innovations in Florida’s asphalt, geotechnical, pavements and structural processes.
September 28 was a big day for SunRail as the Federal Transit Administration announced the signing of a federal grant agreement to extend SunRail commuter rail service 17.2 miles from southern Orlando to Osceola County.
During this year’s Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach, Ride Smart Florida made the focused effort to increase motorcyclist safety by emphasizing rider visibility and motorist awareness of motorcycles.
Data experts from both the public and private sectors came together in August to share insights and best practices at the second annual Florida Transportation Data Symposium in Orlando.
To celebrate the talented individuals of District Five, Secretary Noranne Downs approved an underutilized alcove/waiting area to display employee-produced art.
Alert Today Florida and Florida’s Safe Mobility for Life Coalition partnered with the National Coalition for Safer Roads to increase driver and pedestrian safety knowledge about the dangers of running red lights.
A key piece in the U.S. 92 corridor pedestrian improvements was installed in mid-August. The pedestrian bridge will allow safe access across the highway, part of the Daytona Beach gateway.
FDOT’s Alert Today Alive Tomorrow campaign was back in Daytona during the 4th of July holiday weekend. This campaign is part of the statewide and year-round effort to raise awareness of the role we all play in keeping pedestrians and bicyclists safe on our roadways.