In these unparalleled times of pandemics and climate-fueled disasters, we must have a sense of urgency to transition our future to be more economically and environmentally resilient.
Other regions have responded to similar challenges, and in return, have experienced significant economic growth and a better quality of life simultaneously. We deserve the same.
This is our call to action to connect our transportation and land-use planning and to create higher returns on investments for our economy and society.
The Southeast Florida Regional Transportation Plan includes a regionally connected, high-capacity transit system (such as rail transit or Bus Rapid Transit) that appropriately serves the needs identified in the adopted 2045 Metropolitan and Long Range Transportation Plan for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. It is comprised of 625 miles of high-capacity transit service and 1,170 miles of express bus service with nearly 1,160 stations, increasing access to jobs by five-fold. This new potential future will transform our region's economic competitiveness, and our quality of life and freedom of upward mobility.
Creating modern mobility policies will lay the foundation needed to improve access and equity and move people freely throughout Southeast Florida. The following priorities were identified for new or improved policies.