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Peer Exchanges, Planning for a Better Tomorrow, Transportation Planning Capacity Building

— Peer Exchange Report —

Palm Beach TPA Enhanced Transit Peer Exchange

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
January 17, 2020
Host Agency: Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency
National Peers: Sam Sargent, Capital Metro
Wulf Grote, Valley Metro
Scott Smith, Valley Metro
Local Peers: Tim Garling, Broward County Transit
John Slot, Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX)
Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Brad Miller, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Sponsoring Agencies:
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


This report highlights the experiences, successes, challenges, and lessons learned of two national peer agencies (Capital Metro and Valley Metro) and four local peer agencies (Broward County Transit, Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority [LYNX], Jacksonville Transportation Authority, and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority) on implementing enhanced transit in regions that previously did not have it. The peer exchange was held for the benefit of the Palm Beach TPA and its transit partner, Palm Tran. This event was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Transportation Planning Capacity Building (TPCB) Peer Program, and was jointly funded by FHWA and FTA.

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