Construction Open House scheduled for second I-295 Express Lanes

Do you recognize the interchange in this picture? While it might take a longtime Jacksonville motorist to identify the “before” picture, most visitors to the area near St. Johns Town Center and the University of North Florida today recognize the final photo: the J. Turner Butler Blvd./I-295 interchange. Another project breaking ground this summer to reduce congestion on I-295 is the second express lanes project in…

Roundtable – Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan

Florida Department of Transportation District Two, Northeast Florida is hosting a roundtable discussion about the Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Safety Plan Revision. Details are listed below. The meeting will begin with an overview presentation of the existing program, followed by an opportunity for participants to provide recommendations that assist in the improvement of pedestrian and…

North Florida Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC)

Regional Transportation Management Center and Transportation Planning Organization offices now open

Today, a 12-year partnership among the North Florida TPO, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) culminated with the opening of the North Florida Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) at 980 North Jefferson Street. The state-of-the art facility will house employees from FHP. FDOT and others whose main objective is to work…

2014 Florida Automated Vehicle Summit demonstrations

TEDx Jacksonville speaker makes case for driverless cars ahead of Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

As FDOT prepares to host the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in downtown Jacksonville and at JAXPORT Dec. 1-2, TEDx Jacksonville welcomes an internationally renowned expert in intelligent transportation systems to speak at their conference this Saturday. According to his TEDxJacksonville speaker profile, Jim Barbaresso has more than 37 years of experience in both the public…