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Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Implementation Element

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Efficient and Reliable Mobility for People and Freight

Objectives


Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system


Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system


Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses


Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida


Increase the efficiency and reasonableness of transportation-related regulatory processes


 

Implementation Actions

Implement Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) Policy Plan

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • Florida Ports Council
  • Florida Airports Council
  • Modal providers
  • Space Florida

Focus on improving interregional connectivity, intermodal connectivity, and economic development through strategic investments in the state’s most significant transportation facilities.

The Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) is Florida’s high priority network of transportation facilities important to the state’s economy. The SIS was established to focus the state’s limited transportation resources on the facilities most significant for interregional, interstate, and international travel. The SIS is the state’s highest priority for transportation capacity investments.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida
  • Increase transportation connectivity between Florida’s economic centers and regions
  • Increase transportation connectivity between Florida and global and national trading partners and visitor origin markets

 

Continue to strengthen linkage between operations and planning

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT (lead)
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • Florida Association of County Engineers and Road Superintendents
  • Florida Public Transportation Association

Implement and update Transportation System Operations and Management (TSM&O) Strategic Plan. Integrate transportation systems operations and management strategies into highway, transit, and multimodal corridor plans. Consider operations from a corridor perspective.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida

 

Continue Future Corridor Planning Process

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT (lead)
  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • Florida Regional Councils Association
  • Florida Association of Counties
  • Florida League of Cities
  • Environmental Partners

Transform existing interregional corridors and develop new corridors to close interregional connectivity gaps and support economic development opportunities. Build on guiding principles developed cooperatively with state, regional, and local agencies and environmental stakeholders to balance corridor decisions with environmental stewardship, economic development, and land use/community development decisions.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida

 

Promote innovative urban mobility solutions

Key Partners Include:
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • Florida Public Transportation Association
  • Florida League of Cities
  • Florida Association of Counties
  • Florida DOT

Provide targeted support to MPOs and local governments to develop innovative solutions for moving people and freight, including expanding modal choices and deploying new technologies.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida

 

Promote innovative rural mobility solutions

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT (lead)
  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Florida Regional Councils Association
  • Florida Association of Counties
  • Small County Coalition
  • Florida League of Cities
  • Florida Rural Economic Development Association

Provide targeted support to rural areas to improve connectivity and mobility for people and freight.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce delays related to bottlenecks, gaps, and crashes and other incidents for all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase the reliability of all modes of Florida’s transportation system
  • Increase customer satisfaction with Florida’s transportation system and regulatory processes for residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Increase the efficiency of the supply chain for freight moving to, from, and through Florida

 

 

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