What's New in Our Region

Bus Shelter Grants Awarded to State Road 7 Collaborative
Council Staff presented the final reimbursement checks to the State Road 7 Collaborative Cities of Margate, Lauderhill, and Lauderdale Lakes.  For more information, click on this link.

Southeast Florida 2060
Itís time for Southeast Florida to move to the next level, to develop a regional mindset that focuses more on how to maximize the commonalities than accentuate the differences.

The South Florida Regional Planning Council, the Center for Environmental and Urban Solutions at FAU, the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and the Urban Land Institute SE Florida/Caribbean are working together to design and organize a collaborative process to achieve a regional framework for integrated and unified investment strategies for the future.  

The shifting nature of the global economy is changing the way business is done.  Regions that canít recognize and adapt to these changes will cease to be economically competitive.  Itís time to broaden the context for the regionís economic competitiveness.  

Learn more at www.southeastflorida2060.org



Preserving Paradise: SoFlo's Call to Action
The grades are in, and South Florida is headed for a mega-disaster if local governments, businesses, and organizations donít start working together, according to a biennial regional indicators report from Florida Atlantic University.  

The report suggests that South Florida politicians, civic and business leaders should focus on collaborative projects on transportation, especially funding TriRail and other mass transit; creating synergy rather than competition among the regionís 3 airports and 3 seaports; building on the strengths and improving the weaknesses of our schools, colleges, and universities as a collective whole; and restoring the Everglades to the west and the coastline to the east.

For the full text of the report, visit www.soflo.org

Climate Change Community Toolbox
Brownfields Redevelopment Workshop
Statewide Regional Evacuation Study Program



Monroe County Working Waterfronts
Monroe County is losing recreational and commercial working waterfronts along with public access to the water through the redevelopment of marine facilities, including marinas, boatyards, wet and dry storage, fish houses and commercial fishing vessel dockage.  The Council, in partnership with the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) at Florida Atlantic University, has prepared two studies for Monroe County:
       Monroe County Marine Management Strategic Plan


       Monroe County Working Waterfronts Preservation Master Plan


Hurricane Survival Guide for Small Businesses
English Version / Spanish Version / Creole Version 

Eastward Ho! Development Futures:
Paths to More Efficient Growth in Southeast Florida
a study by Dr. Robert W. Burchell of the Rutgers Center for Urban Policy Research, May 1999
Executive Summary

Building on Success: A Report from Eastward Ho! 

The Geography of Welfare Reform in Southeast Florida
produced in cooperation with the Florida Department of Children & Families (includes a 382KB - PowerPoint Presentation)


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Last edited on February 02, 2012