Local, County, & Regional Transportation for Present and Near Future: Are We Approaching Gridlock?

02/06/14

Every day, people in Broward County move from one place to another. Whether we drive our car, hop on a bus, catch a taxi, peddle our bike or set out on foot, transportation is on our minds. And, getting from here to there seems to becoming more of a challenge. We want our transportation to be safe, fast, convenient, clean, reliable and economical. And we want our roads and traffic lights to help us move efficiently. Do we stand a chance? Find out from the experts at the Tower Forum’s February meeting!

PANEL:

Gregory Stuart, Broward MPO, Executive Director, MPO Board Management, Program Administration, Regional Coordination, Legislative & Policy Initiatives

Jim Wolfe, District IV Secretary, Department of Transportation. Secretary Wolfe is responsible for all state roads in Broward County, Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.  He is a member of the FDOT Executive Board.  His duties include representing the Department with other agencies and with local government.

Bertha Henry, County Administrator, Broward County. The County Administrator is the chief executive officer of Broward County Government and directs the day-to-day functions of County government under the auspices of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners.

MODERATOR: Ralph Marrinson, Chairman of the South Florida Regional Business Alliance, a group dedicated to advocating for regional issues across South Florida county boundaries; and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Florida House on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

SPONSOR: Broward Health