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Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) Implementation Element

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Objectives


Provide transportation infrastructure and services to help prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies


Prevent transportation related fatalities and serious injuries


Reduce and mitigate transportation-related security risks


Reduce the number of crashes on the transportation system


 

Implementation Actions

Update Florida’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP)

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT
  • Florida Association of County Engineers and Road Superintendents
  • Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • Florida Highway Patrol
  • Florida Police Chiefs Association
  • Florida Sheriffs Association
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Work toward a vision of a fatality free roadway system through a multi-disciplinary approach that addresses engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency response.

The SHSP is the statewide plan focusing on how to accomplish the vision of eliminating fatalities and reducing serious injuries on Florida’s roadway system. The SHSP is updated at least every five years by FDOT in coordination with statewide, regional, and local safety partners. The SHSP is a data-driven plan that focuses on 13 Emphasis Areas which reflect ongoing and emerging highway safety issues in Florida.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Prevent transportation related fatalities and serious injuries
  • Reduce the number of crashes on the transportation system.

 

Define strategies for improving safety of transit and other non-highway modes

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT
  • Modal partners

Consider a similar collaborative approach as the Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Define roles of FDOT and other partners in implementing these strategies.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Prevent transportation related fatalities and serious injuries
  • Reduce the number of crashes on the transportation system.

 

Develop and implement strategies for preparing for and responding to transportation security threats

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT
  • Florida Highway Patrol
  • Other law enforcement partners
  • Florida Division of Emergency Management
  • Other emergency response partners
  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Modal partners
  • Judicial and legal partners
  • Medical and first response partners
  • Intelligent Transportation System providers
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Transportation Security Administration; Customs and Border Protection

Collaborate on strategies for addressing continuing, new, and emerging threats such as biosecurity, food security, invasive species, nuclear materials, and human trafficking. Compile available data to better document threats and potential impacts. Define roles of FDOT and other partners in implementing these strategies.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Reduce and mitigate transportation-related security risks.

 

Update Florida Statewide Emergency Evacuation Plan

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida Division of Emergency Management
  • Other emergency response partners
  • Florida DOT
  • Florida Regional Councils Association
  • Florida Highway Patrol
  • Other law enforcement partners
  • Medical and first response partners
  • Intelligent Transportation System providers
  • Florida Defense Alliance
  • Florida Base Commanders

Expand strategies for response and recovery as needed. Define roles of FDOT and other partners in implementing these strategies.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Provide transportation infrastructure and services to help prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.

 

Update study of access needs from the Strategic Intermodal System to Florida’s military facilities

Key Partners Include:
  • Florida DOT
  • Florida Defense Alliance
  • Florida Base Commanders
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council
  • U.S. Department of Defense

Work with individual facilities and surrounding communities to ensure transportation connectivity to support national security and emergency response functions.

This Implementation Action supports the following FTP objectives:
  • Provide transportation infrastructure and services to help prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.
  • Optimize the functionality and efficiency of existing infrastructure and right-of-way

 

 

Performance and Progress Tracking

 

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