Central Florida Transportation Planning Group (CFTPG)

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Central Florida Transportation Planning Group (CFTPG)

The Central Florida Transportation Planning Group (formerly the Central Florida Traffic Data Users Group) meets three times a year to provide presentations on trending transportation topics such as travel demand modeling, revolutionary technologies, transportation system/demand management, urban design, policy and growth management and other relevant transportation planning topics. The sessions are brown-bag lunch format and are open for anyone to attend. No RSVP is required. Please note our new meeting location below:

Central Florida Expressway Authority
4974 ORL Tower Road, Orlando, Florida 32807
from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more information, you may contact Judy Pizzo by email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

2018 Meeting Dates

  • March 29, 2018
  • August 2, 2018
  • November 1, 2018

CFTPG Board Members

The CFTPG Meetings are guided by a volunteer board which includes members from a wide spectrum of the transportation industry who provide input on relevant meeting topics and speakers. Current board members are listed below.

  • Libertad Acosta-Anderson, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Luis Diaz, Stantec Inc.
  • Dr. Naveen Eluru, UCF College of Engineering
  • Dr. Christopher Hawkins, UCF College of Health and Human Affairs
  • Allen Ibaugh, Data Transfer Solutions Inc.
  • Jack Klodzinski, Florida Turnpike Enterprise/AECOM
  • Fred Milch, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council
  • Karl Passetti, Kittelson and Associates Inc.
  • Judy Pizzo, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Mary Ross, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Brenda Young, Florida Department of Transportation

CFTPG 2018 Meeting #3, Thursday, November 1, 2018

Complete Streets – How FDOT is Moving Towards Mobility for All

The session will provide an overview of FDOT’s complete streets initiatives and how the concept of mobility for all is illustrated not just through infrastructure improvements but also through services. The session will have three presentations – first focusing on the context-sensitive complete streets approach, second focusing on infrastructure examples, and third focusing on services. Join us to hear from the following speakers:

  • Alison Stettner, AICP, Planning and Environmental Management Administrator, FDOT District Five
  • Patty Hurd, P.E., AICP, Associate Planner, Kittelson and Associates
  • Stephen Benson, AICP, Metropolitan Planning Administrator, FDOT District Seven
  • Courtney Reynolds, Program Manager, reThink Your Commute

Click here for the meeting flyer.

Meet and Greet—11:30 AM • Presentations—12:00 Noon

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CFTPG 2018 Meeting #2, Thursday, August 2, 2018

Growth Management – Legislative Updates and Innovations

This session focused on the State of Florida’s Growth Management legislation, a brief history, the changes in the last decade and how it has impacted local government transportation and land use planning. Speakers included - Clif Tate, P.E., Sr. Vice President with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc; Jon Weiss, P.E., Director, Orange County Community, Environmental, and Development Services Department; Kerry Godwin, AICP, Director of Planning and Design, Osceola County; and Anoch Whitfield, AICP, Planning Manager, City of Oviedo.

The presentations from the August 2nd meeting can be found at this link: http://www.fsutmsonline.net/images/uploads/CFTPG/CFTPG_08-02-2018.zip.

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CFTPG 2018 Meeting #1, Thursday, March 29, 2018

Autonomous Vehicles – The Adolescence Years

This session focused on AV trial projects – the LYNX LYMMO Bus Rapid Transit, the University of Central Florida Campus AV Circulator, and the Gainesville Autonomous Transit Shuttle. The following speakers discussed what transit agencies in Florida are doing to get prepared for the AV revolution – Tomika Monterville, Director of Planning and Development at the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX); Jeremy Dilmore, P.E., FDOT District 5 TSM&O Engineer-Freeways; and Jesus Gomez, Transit Director, City of Gainesville.

Meeting materials can be viewed and downloaded at http://www.fsutmsonline.net/images/uploads/CFTPG/AV-Adolescence-Yrs_Combined-PPT.pptx

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