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Las Olas Boulevard Mobility Project

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The City of Fort Lauderdale is working with our neighbors to enhance safety and mobility for all who access Las Olas Boulevard between S. Andrews Avenue and A1A to live, work, or play.

This page contains the following information:

  1. Existing Las Olas Plans and Projects
  2. Best Practices from Across the United States 
  3. General Resources
  4. Neighbor Vision
  5. Las Olas Mobility Grant-Funded Project
  6. Working Group Meeting Materials

For more information, please contact the City of Fort Lauderdale Transportation and Mobility Department at 954-828-4826 or transportation@fortlauderdale.gov.

Existing Plans and Projects for Las Olas Corridor

The following studies have been created by the City of Fort Lauderdale to better understand mobility solutions on the Las Olas Boulevard Corridor:

Las Olas Boulevard Mobility Study - September 2013 pdf

Las Olas Transportation Plan - June 2000 pdf

Las Olas Parking and Delivery Evaluation - 2017 pdf

Raised Intersection at Las Olas and SE 4th Avenue pdf

Las Olas Boulevard Six-month Safety Improvements Demonstration Project

Las Olas Boulevard Corridor Streetscape (Beach CRA) pdf

Best Practices from Across the United States

The following resources constitute the best practices for Complete Streets Projects from throughout the United States:

Context Sensitive Corridors - FDOT pdf

Achieving Multimodal Networks - Federal Highway Administration pdf

Active Design - Shaping the Sidewalk Experience pdf

14 Ways to Make Bike Lanes Better - PeopleforBikes pdf

Boston Complete Streets Design Guidelines (large file) pdf

Bicycle Facility Design Toolkit - Montgomery County MD pdf

Safety Demonstration Projects Case Studies - Smart Growth America pdf

General Resources

NACTO

CityLab

Vision Zero Network

Neighbor Vision

The following documents were drafted by neighbors of the City of Fort Lauderdale to represent their vision for the corridor. These documents have not been formally reviewed by neighbors through a public process, nor City of Fort Lauderdale planning or engineering staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the City. 

Las Olas Beautification Plan with Survey pdf

Las Olas Mobility Grant-Funded Project

The City of Fort Lauderdale received several grants from the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in collaboration with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to make streetscape improvements between Andrews Avenue and S.E. 11th Avenue. The improvements included:

  • American with Disabilities Act (ADA) upgrades
  • Stormwater improvements
  • Raised crosswalks and wider sidewalks
  • Landscaping modifications
  • Pedestrian lighting
  • Bicycle sharrow symbols

Several public meetings were held to review the potential improvements. A summary of those meetings can be found below. 

City of Fort Lauderdale Public Meeting May 4, 2017

During this meeting the following topics were covered: 

  • Improvements to sidewalk curbs/ramps to meet ADA standards
  • Addition of a parallel bike route  
  • Pedestrian lighting
  • High emphasis pedestrian crosswalks
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Landscaping

To review the presentation materials from the May 4, 2017 meeting, please click here. pdf

To view comments received from the May 4, 2017 meeting, please click herepdf

FDOT Public Meeting December 13, 2017 

Activities that occurred during this pre-design meeting are as follows:

  • Shared Information about the proposed improvements
  • Provided awareness about proposed construction impacts
  • Provided an opportunity to receive public input concerning the proposed improvements

To review the presentation materials from the December 13, 2017 meeting, please click herepdf

Working Group Meeting Materials 

The Las Olas Mobility Working Group meets on a regular basis. Meeting materials from each of these meetings can be found below. 

  1. May 31, 2018 - Video ▶️
  2. June 27, 2018 - Agenda pdfVideo ▶️
  3. September 21, 2018 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  4. November 2, 2018 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  5. December 7, 2018 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  6. January 24, 2019 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  7. February 28, 2019 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  8. April 11, 2019 - Video ▶️
  9. May 22, 2019 - Agenda pdf
  10. June 17, 2019 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️
  11. September 17, 2019 - Commission Update pdf
  12. October 16, 2019 - Agenda pdfVideo ▶️
  13. November 21, 2019 - Agenda pdfVideo ▶️
  14. January 23, 2020 - Agenda pdf | Video ▶️

Corradino Group Contact Information

Joseph M. Corradino, AICP

jmcorradino@corradino.com

Edward Ng, AICP

eng@corradino.com

305-594-0735