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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Broward Center for the Performing Arts | Huizenga Pavilion
201 SW 5th Avenue | Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The City of Fort Lauderdale's Transportation Summit is a premier event offering you a chance to join industry experts, colleagues, neighbors, and students dedicated to creating safe, livable, connected, sustainable streets for people of all ages and abilities. Transportation influencers from multiple disciplines will host important discussions on a variety of issues. 

Participating in the Summit will enable you to collaborate with elected officials, regional experts, and industry leaders to exchange best practices, share innovative ideas, and achieve our common vision of TRANSforming Fort Lauderdale into the city you never want to leave. 

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Registration

To register for the Summit, please click here.

  • Government - $50, $125 after May 2
  • Private Sector - $75, $125 after May 2

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Are you a neighbor? Would you like to attend this summit at no charge? Neighbor scholarships are available! Please email MaHernandez@fortlauderdale.gov for more information.

Summit Agenda

8:30 a.m.  9 a.m.    Registration/Continental Breakfast
9 a.m.  9:15 a.m.

   Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m.  9:45 a.m.

   Keynote #1: Exploring the History of Fort Lauderdale and How We Have Grown

  • Patricia Zeiler, Executive Director, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (invited)
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

   Keynote #2: Growing Smarter to Create a More Resilient Transportation Future

  • Richard Grosso, Professor of Law, Shepard Broward College of Law, Nova Southeastern University (invited) - Smart Growth to Meet Climate Change Challenges
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    Break
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

   Keynote #3: The Future of Smart Cities

  • Russ Brooks, Director of Smart Cities for Transportation for America
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

   Smart City - Columbus, OH

  • Brandi Braun, Deputy Innovation Officer, Smart Columbus, City of Columbus, Ohio
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

   Transportation Awards

12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.    Lunch
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

   Reducing SOV Driving in a Growing City

  • Jonathan Hopkins, Executive Director, Commute Seattle
  • Ann Sutphin, Strategic Advisor, Transit and Mobility Division, Seattle Department of Transportation
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

   The Future is Autonomous

  • Sisinnio Concas Ph.D., Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida - Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation
  • Florida Senator Jeff Brandes (invited)
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Break
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

   Showcase of Local Innovative Projects

  • Protected Bike Lanes on E. Las Olas Boulevard
  • Bike Signals in Broward County
  • Miami Transit-Only Lane
  • N.E. 13th Street and Old Dixie Highway Complete Streets Projects
  • Special Event Timing
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.    Depart To Reception
4 p.m.  6 p.m.    Networking Reception and Bike Raffle

Transportation Options

Leave your car at home or the office and either walk, bike, carpool, or take advantage of one of the many modes of transportation below that will get you to the Summit. By doing so you'll save gas and energy, reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, and avoid the hassle of sitting in traffic. 

Broward B-Cycle
Broward County Transit
Riverwalk Water Trolley
Sun Trolley
Tri-Rail 
Brightline

Sponsorship Opportunities

The City of Fort Lauderdale gratefully acknowledges all Transportation Summit sponsors.There are plenty of sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorships for the Transportation Summit offer increased educational and networking opportunities while elevating the visibility of an organization's brand.

There are still plenty of sponsorship opportunities available. If you'd like to be a Summit sponsor, please complete the Sponsorship Opportunity Form pdf. For more information, please call (954) 828-4750 or email  Craig Pinder.

Sponsors and Partners 

Sponsors and Partners coming soon! 

Connect with Us!

Follow the City of Fort Lauderdale on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram and "like," "share," "retweet," and "favorite" the Transportation Summit and other City news and happenings. Be sure to use #TransformFTL in your Summit social media posts.Make sure to “share” and let us know you'll be there.  

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More Information

Social Media Icon_Phone954-828-4826)    mail cfanchi@fortlauderdale.gov

If you need wheelchair assistance or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please call 954-828-4746.

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Local Innovation In Design - Quick Reports 

This exciting session will showcase projects that have been implemented or will be implemented to TRANSform local communities. Showcased projects include a broad range of topics from flexible design to modern traffic signalization. 

Local Innovation In Design - Quick Reports 

This exciting session will showcase projects that have been implemented or will be implemented to TRANSform local communities. Showcased projects include a broad range of topics from flexible design to modern traffic signalization. 

Transportation Summit 2016

Updated on March 28, 2017 6:32 PM

Fort Lauderdale has a vision of being a city with safe, livable, connected, and sustainable streets for people of all ages and abilities. The 5th Annual Transportation Summit, held on May 18, 2016, was geared toward helping the City advance this vision through important discussions on Vision Zero, public advocacy, land use, street design and activation, current projects, and more.

Join us on May 16th to learn how we can
TRANSform Fort Lauderdale together!