Transit Summit Begins Dialogue For Developing a Public Transportation Plan
On October 16, 2007, elected and appointed officials, community and business leaders, and transit riders came together to address the public transportation issues confronting our region. Through roundtable discussions and presentations by Broward County Mayor Josephus Eggelletion, Vice-Mayor Lois Wexler and Bill Millar, President of the American Public Transportation Association, participants were informed of transportation concerns and offered solutions to meet current and future public transportation needs.
Upcoming Meetings To be announced
- What are the three major public transportation issues in our region?
- What should be done now and in the future to improve public transportation?
We want to hear your comments to the above questions. Voice your concerns, ideas and recommendations towards a regional public transportation plan! Send your comments to email@example.com. Please write in the Subject field of your email ï¿½ Transit Summit Comments.ï¿½
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Scenes from Transit Community Forum - October 26, 2009
City of Fort Lauderdale City Hall
City Commissioner Bobby B. DuBose
(far right, orange shirt) at roundtable discussion
Bob Nelson, Director, Broward County Transit
(far right, center), listens attentively to community comments
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Scenes from Transit Community Forum, September 17, 2009,
Northwest Focal Point Senior Center, Margate
Yolanda Rodriguez, Margate Assistant
City Manager (lower right corner) joins
community members during the round-table discussions
Scenes from the Transit Community Forum, May 7, 2009
Transit Manager answers questions at
group table with Commissioner Dave Rosenof (far right)
Scenes from the Transit Community
Forum, April 30, 2009 Northwest Focal Point
Senior Center, Deerfield Beach
Commissioner Marty Popelsky, Deerfield Beach
Mayor Peggy Norland shares her ideas on
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Scenes from the Transit Community Forum, February 18, 2009
Northwest Regional Library, Coral Springs
City of Coral Springs Commissioner Claudette Bruck
(left) listens attentively and shares her ideas on public transportation
Scenes from the Transit Community Forum, November 14, 2007
Round-table discussion at Coral Springs Forum
South Regional/BCC Library, Pembroke Pines
Bus riders provide concerns and recommendations
A young student had several questions
Audience Q & A
Scenes from Transit Summit, October 6, 2007
Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale
Participants at roundtable discussions.
Guest speaker Bill Millar, President, APTA .
Key transit questions.
Chris Walton, Director, Office of Transportation.
Vice-Mayor Wexler responds to questions.
Roundtable group leader share concerns.
County Mayor Eggelletion, Jr. hosted event.
Mayor Joy Cooper, City of Hallandale Beach.
Vice-Mayor provides closing comments.
Mayor Josephus Eggelletion, Jr. Speaking
(38 Sec. / 18mb)Vice Mayor Lois Wexler Speaking
(30 Sec. / 15mb)
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