Students from all over the North Florida region took part in various hands-on activities this week that taught them more about the opportunities available to them in the transportation industry.
Governor Scott signed a proclamation designating Friday, February 5, 2016, as Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. Throughout the state, crossing guard programs and agencies held events to show appreciation to their guards.
The Florida Scenic Highways Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The Town of Penney Farms located recently celebrated its 90th anniversary in part by conducting their 2nd Annual Penney Farms Historic 5K Run. The race course included the tree-lined residential streets of the J.C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway.
Secretary Jim Boxold is traveling around the state to work alongside FDOT employees on their daily routines to learn more about how FDOT employees provide excellent service to the public. He visited District Two on November 13 and spent the day in Materials Office.
Jacksonville Jaguars professional football fans were once again our target audience this season as FDOT hosted Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow information tent in the Jags Entertainment Zone at four home games.
District Two recognized Patriot Day on September 11 at the District Office and Jacksonville Urban Office. The remembrance began that morning at the District Office and in Jacksonville when our nation’s flag was lowered to half-staff, followed by the pledge of allegiance.
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.
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.
This year’s event was a great success as the children learned not only how their parents contribute to FDOT, but also how the state transportation system is designed, maintained, and coordinated.
In exchange for filling out a survey testing their knowledge on pedestrian and bicyclist safety, Jacksonville Jaguars fans were treated with a Jaguars t-shirt with the Alert Today Alive Tomorrow message on the back.
Celebrate FDOT’s centennial anniversary with the 2015 Historical Calendar. Happy New Year, and thank you for being a part of our history!