The DOE has designated the North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition as an official coalition under the Clean Cities program.
We're helping St. Johns County update their Transit Development Plan.
The TPO studied potential improvements to enhance traffic flow and safety in the area of A1A and J Turner Butler Boulevard.
The North Florida TPO has updated its Public Involvement Plan and is asking for comments.
The Jacksonville Business Journal, North Florida TPO and fellow sponsors are hosting a Power Breakfast March 1 on "smart cities."
The North Florida TPO is conducting the Amelia Island Pedestrian and Bicycle Focus Area Study to develop a network of bicycling and walking routes, connecting people to important community destinations.
The Duval County Beaches and Riverside/San Marco Bicycle and Pedestrian Focus Area Study reports are now available.
The North Florida TPO, Town of Orange Park and other partners are conducting a bicycle and pedestrian study for the greater Orange Park region. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the existing bicycle and pedestrian system and to recommend tangible solutions for improving access and safety for bicycle and pedestrian users.
There are no TPO Board or Committee meetings this month. The regular schedule will resume in February.
The North Florida TPO recently completed a study to determine public transportation needs and opportunities, and to explore and recommend bus transit options.
The North Florida TPO has relocated to 980 North Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209.
Our 2015 Drive Electric Rally was a hit! Despite intermittent showers over 120 people attended, including EV drivers who shared their experiences.
Come to the 10th annual Global Trade and Transportation Symposium, October 6, 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Omni Jacksonville.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the JAX Chamber are hosting the 2015 Florida Energy Summit from October 14-16, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida.
Learn what's new in EV deployment, technology and planning at the EV Transportation & Technology Summit, October 20-22, 2015 at the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, Florida.
Check out the Drive Electric Rally Thursday 9/17, 5 - 7:30 p.m.at Whole Foods Market in Mandarin to learn about the new ChargeWell EV charging stations.
Have you been thinking about getting an electric car, but wonder how to separate the truth from the hype? Here's your chance to learn firsthand! Come to the Drive Electric Rally September 17 at Whole Foods in celebration of National Drive Electric Week.
There are no TPO Board, TCC, CAC or TD Board meetings in July. Enjoy your summer!
The North Florida TPO is wrapping up the Bike/Ped Focus Area Studies for Riverside/San Marco and the Beaches. Thanks to all who attended the Riverside/San Marco Study and Beaches Study meetings. If you missed them you still have time to provide input.
The North Florida TPO and Nassau County hosted a public workshop May 20 to present study findings and seven options for transit services.
Each spring the North Florida TPO updates the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) list of road, transit, airport, seaport, bicycle and pedestrian projects for the next five years. The 2015/16 – 2019/20 TIP schedules funding for environmental studies, design, right-of-way, utility work and construction. The draft TIP was posted online for review April 9, 2015 and we want your thoughts on the planned projects.
Just in time for Earth Day 2015, the Borland-Groover Clinic announces that they now offer free electric car “fill-ups” at their office near I-95 and J Turner Butler Boulevard. The office at 4800 Belfort Road has installed four EVlink charging stations that are available seven days per week. This free service is for patients, staff, neighbors or anyone who comes by.
In response to the growth of alternative fuels in Florida, First Coast Technical College (FCTC) has created adult continuing educational courses for the professional service technician covering compressed natural gas (CNG). This five-day hands-on course is designed for the professional technician or automotive student and will teach them safety, service procedures, CNG vehicle fueling systems, the nature of gaseous fuels, and how to properly examine the various types of CNG cylinders and installations.
The North Florida TPO will be at San Marco Preservation Hall on Monday March 16, 4:30-7:30 p.m. to gather public input for a study to develop a network of bicycling and walking routes and an accompanying wayfinding system within Riverside and San Marco.
The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (North Florida TPO) and Clean Fuels Coalition hosted the 2015 Florida Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV) Expo February 19 at the University of North Florida’s Adam W. Herbert University Center. More than 100 attendees gathered to experience the latest AFV’s, learn about alternative fuel and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and hear success stories from companies who have switched to alternative fuels.
Our region is rapidly becoming a hub for alternative transportation fuels and businesses are reaping the benefits in reduced fleet expenses. The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization is leading the effort to provide educational opportunities and funding to advance the adoption of alternative fuels. The 2015 AFV Expo will highlight fleet conversion successes and funding for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure.
The North Florida TPO Board has re-elected its executive team for a second one-year term through December 2015. St. Augustine Commissioner Nancy-Sikes Kline will continue as chairman, Jacksonville City Council Member Doyle Carter as vice chairman and Clay County Commissioner Diane Hutchings as treasurer.
The City of St. Augustine and the North Florida TPO are developing a commercial delivery management plan that provides adequate travel routes and parking locations for commercial delivery vehicles, without negatively affecting visitor traffic, historic properties, congestion, noise and air pollution in St. Augustine. A kickoff meeting will be held with the Parking and Traffic Committee at 10 a.m. October 28 in the Alcazar Room.
JTA’s Route Optimization Initiative will completely redesign the Authority's bus and community shuttle service to make it more appealing to current and potential riders.
New traffic counts are now available for Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties.
Champion Brands and Trillium CNG announce the groundbreaking of Jacksonville's first public access CNG fueling station on July 30.
The Comment Period for the 2040 LRTP Needs Plan has been extended to June 3.
The TPO is holding a public meeting for the FY2014/15 through 2018/19 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) May 28, 6-7 PM in the TPO Board Room, 1022 Prudential Drive.
The North Florida TPO will host a series of public meetings over the next two weeks to get input on transportation needs for the next 20-25 years. Transportation projects must be included in the Long Range Transportation Plan to receive federal funding. The meetings will feature maps and lists of potential project needs identified during the last long range plan update, as well as numerous studies that included public input. The potential projects will be displayed at five stations: Bicycle and Pedestrian; Transit; Freight; Road Capacity; Safety and TSM&O (Transportation System Management & Operations). You will have the opportunity to “vote” for how much to invest in these categories by allocating 10 tokens among the stations. The TPO is also seeking comments on specific projects and recommendations for additional projects to consider.
Calling all electric vehicle enthusiasts! If you drive a VOLT, LEAF, Tesla or other EV, or are thinking about purchasing one, here's a chance to meet fellow EV owners and tell local transportation and JEA officials where we need charging stations in our area.