|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 10, 2017|
Agenda Item #52
Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA) Presentation on Legislative Changes to TBARTA and Next Steps in the Development of a Regional Transit Development Plan
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Ryan Suarez, Transit Division, Planning Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org (941) 747-8621 x7622
Chad Butzow, Public Works Deputy Director, email@example.com (941) 708-7432
In 2007, the Florida Legislature created the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA) to implement improved mobility options for freight and passenger movements in a defined seven county region along the Gulf Coast/West Central Florida. During the subsequent ten-year time period, TBARTA was tasked with preparing and updating a regional "Transportation Master Plan", which includes multi-modal components.
The Florida Legislature in 2017 revised the enabling legislation for TBARTA including three major changes:
Ray Chiaramonte, TBARTA Executive Director, will make a presentation to the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners that will define the recent legislative changes to TBARTA and next steps in development of a regional TDP.
County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)
Explanation of Other
Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the Board meeting minutes to Ryan Suarez, Transit Planning Division Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, (941) 747-8621 x7622.
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: Final TBARTA Transit Bill Passed.pdf
Attachment: TBARTA Update Presentation_2017 Manatee BOCC.pdf