Gov. Scott’s Budget Will Make Florida First in Transportation Infrastructure

TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive a total $9.9 billion in the “Florida First” budget to make strategic transportation investments statewide and maintain Florida’s world-class transportation system. Governor Scott said, “Our Florida First budget ensures Florida will have one of the best and well-maintained transportation… Continue Reading

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Transit Asset Management

Public comments on the proposed rule are accepted through November 30, 2015. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would require public transportation agencies to monitor and manage their capital assets to achieve and maintain a state of good repair. Continue Reading

Brad Miller Named FPTA Chair

Brad Miller Named FPTA Chair

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) chief executive officer, Brad Miller, has been elected 2015-2017 chairman of the Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA). The appointment was announced during the association’s annual meeting, held on Oct. 25-28 in Daytona Beach, Florida. “I’m honored to be chosen to lead the Florida Public Transportation Association over the coming year,”… Continue Reading

APTA Legislative Update

House Passes Long-Term Authorization, Votes to Conference with Senate On Thursday, November 5, 2015, the House of Representatives passed its version of the multi-year surface transportation authorization bill, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015. The House amended the Senate-passed version of H.R. 22, the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for… Continue Reading