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Best Management Practice: Transportation
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All Aboard Florida
Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) announced plans to develop a new private (self-funded) passenger rail line that will connect South Florida to Orlando (with intermediate stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach) by 2014, with additional lines to Jacksonville and Tampa possible in the future. More...

Broward County B-cycle (Bicycle Sharing)
First County Bike Sharing Program in the Nation. A partnership between Broward County, Trek Bicycle, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, and Humana, Inc. Three cities joined the initial December 14, 2011 launch: Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach. More...

Broward County Transit 
Information on routes, savings calculators, energy campaigns, news articles, games for kids and more.

Broward MPO Complete Streets Guidelines
The Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization has developed Complete Streets Guidelines to empower local governments to design, construct and operate streets to meet the demands of all transportation modes and all users, of all abilities. The guidelines include recommended traffic calming measures; pedestrian, bicycle and public transportation improvements; environmental enhancements; roadway design; and public outreach tools to help communities shift from an autocentric focus to one that includes all modes.  More…

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Locator Map (U.S. Department of Energy). More...

BrowardMPO
The Broward MPO’s vision is to transform transportation in Broward County to achieve optimum mobility with emphasis on mass transit while promoting economic vitality, protecting the environment, and enhancing quality of life. More...

Find Your Path - Interactive Bicycle Trip Planning Map by Broward MPO. More...

Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) is a nonprofit association which promotes the recognition, use, and improvement of public transportation in the state of Florida. More... 

GreenerCars.org
A consumer resource guide to greener cars by rating the environmental friendliness of every vehicle on market, by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). More... 

Metromover. Miami’s free mass transit automated people mover train system. More...

MetroRail. Miami’s elevated rapid transit system, with connections to Broward and Palm Beach counties at the Tri-Rail/Metrorail transfer station. More...

Tri-Rail (South Florida’s Commuter Rail. More...

Zip Car: University of Miami (Car Sharing) More... 

INVEST (Infrastructure Voluntary Evaluation Sustainability Tool):  Developed by Federal Highway Administration through the Sustainable Highways Initiative, INVEST is a practical, web-based, collection of voluntary best practices, called criteria, designed to help transportation agencies, such as DOTs, MPOs, Council of Governments, public works departments, and their consultants and partners, evaluate and aid the integration of sustainability into their programs and projects. INVEST considers the full lifecycle of projects and has three modules to self-evaluate the entire lifecycle of transportation services, including System Planning (SP), Project Development (PD), and Operations and Maintenance (OM). Score your project, or learn more about how to make highways more sustainable. More... 

Walkable and Livable Communities Institute
The WALK Institute’s vision is to create healthy, connected communities that support active living and that advance opportunities for all people through walkable streets, livable cities and better built environments. Resources on this site include the Walkable 101: The Walkability Workbook , a set of documents and presentations that can be downloaded for free that provides guidance on organizing a walkability workshop, conducting walking audits, and prioritizing changes for a better built environment. More…