MIAMI-DADE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION

Studies

Overview

This is the list of the MPO's ONGOING transportation studies. The list includes title, description, schedule, cost, consultant, and project manager. We also provide status of a study's progress.


ONGOING Studies

2040 Regional Transportation Plan 2013

This plan provides a prioritized set of highway and transit improvements for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties recognizing the regional characteristics of many travel needs. Miami-Dade's share is $150,000 with remaining amount being provided in equal parts by the Broward and Palm Beach MPOs.
  • Work by Kittleson and Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $900,000
  • Managed by Wilson Fernandez
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STATUS: 40% complete

Application of Innovative Strategies for Bicycle Safety 2012

Also known as "Application of Innovative Strategies to Improve Bicycle Safety and Mobility". Develop innovative solutions to bicycle transportation access, safety, and capacity problems including recommendations of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Urban Bikeway Design Guide and recent experience with bicycle transportation experts from the Netherlands.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $80,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: 80% complete

Arterial Grid Network Analysis Phase II 2013

This study will update information on existing arterial network conditions and assess future arterial needs for recommendations supporting the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan development.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $75,000
  • Managed by Wilson Fernandez
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STATUS: 75% complete

Beach Corridor Transit Connection Study 2013

To update past studies that examined a premium transit connection between the Miami Beach and the City of Miami using current and future conditions. It also evaluates a way to best advance rapid transit through the project development process.
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STATUS: 5% complete

Bicycle and Pedestrian Traffic Count Program 2013

Develop a program for collecting bicycle and pedestrian counts at significant roads, trails, and transit locations. This will update the study titled Bicycle and Pedestrian Traffic County Program 2006.
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $50,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Plan Update 2012

Update the 2006 Bicycle Safety Plan and develop a Pedestrian Safety Plan for Miami-Dade County.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $100,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: 95% complete

Bikeway Connection Plan 2013

Identify projects and strategies to improve the connectivity of the existing bikeway network to useful destinations and other non-motorized facilities.
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $50,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

City of Miami Beach North & Middle Beach Transit Planning Study 2012

The study examined transit options between 71st Street and 20th Street on Miami Beach.
  • Work by City of Miami Beach
  • Budgeted amount is $40,000
  • Managed by Oscar Camejo
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STATUS: 95% complete

City of Miami Overtown/Wynwood Bicycle Pedestrian Mobility Plan 2013

A description of this study is forthcoming.
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STATUS: 15% complete

City of Miami Regional Intermodal Plan 2013

This study will look at the need for transportation improvements between the MIC and Brickell.
  • Work by City of Miami
  • Budgeted amount is $33,000
  • Managed by Oscar Camejo
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STATUS: 30% complete

Compendium of Transportation Facts and Trends 2013

This study is to identify, analyze, and deseminate information through a report and web application of the contributions made by the transportation system to the economic vitality of Miami-Dade County.
  • Work by Jacobs Engineering
  • Budgeted amount is $80,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: 20% complete

Complete Streets Case Study 2013

This study will apply the Complete Streets concept to three corridors in Miami-Dade County. It will also develop a Complete Streets Manual. Complete Streets are roadways that provide safe and easy travel for cyclists, public transportation users, and pedestrians of all ages and
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $100,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: 35% complete.

Coral Gables Citywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan 2013

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by City of Coral Gables
  • Budgeted amount is $44,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: 15% complete

Countywide Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan 2013

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $100,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: 25% complete.

Countywide Bus Access and Transfer Facility Assessment 2013

Analyze and determine the effectiveness of bus access at loading areas, stops, stations, and terminals along Miami-Dade County's transit routes and facilities; and develop a comprehensive master plan for implementing improvements.
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $130,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Countywide Freight Plan 2013

The updated County Freight Plan will examine the infrastructure needs for Miami-Dade County through 2040. The results of this study will feed into the Regional Freight Plan and the 2040 LRTP.
  • Work by Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Budgeted amount is $80,000
  • Managed by Carlos Roa
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STATUS: 50% complete

Douglas Road Transit Corridor 2013

Develop and evaluate premium transit options along Douglas Road between the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) and the Metrorail system along US-1. Douglas Road is identified as necessary transit corridor in both the Long Range Transportation Plan and the People's
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STATUS: 50% complete

Implementation Plan for Express Bus Service (EBS) along Flagler Corridor 2013

Develop a detailed plan for implementing an Enhanced Bus Service (EBS), a precursor to Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, along the Flagler Street corridor.
  • Work by Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Budgeted amount is $100,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: 33% complete

Improving Regional Transportation Planning 2013

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC)
  • Budgeted amount is $25,000
  • Managed by Susan Schreiber
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STATUS: Pending execution.

Metromover System Expansion 2013

Assess the viability of expanding and closing to loops of the Metromover system which would provide greater access and system efficiency within downtown Miami and the Brickell and Omni areas.
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Miami Lakes Origin and Destination Study 2013

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by Town of Miami Lakes
  • Budgeted amount is $20,000
  • Managed by Oscar Camejo
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STATUS: 30% complete

Online Walk to School Planner Phase II 2013

Develop a version of the Walk to School Route Planner web application that is optimized for mobile devices and smartphones.
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $50,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Opa-Locka Transportation Master Plan and Enhancements Study Phase 1 2012

A description of this study is forthcoming.
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STATUS: 50% complete

Origin-Destination Surveys for Local Bus Service (South Garage) 2013

Conduct origin-destination surveys for local bus routes operated out of Miami-Dade Transit's South Garage as recommended by the Federal Transit Administration.
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Palmetto Station Intermodal Terminal Feasibility Study 2013

This study will evaluate the feasibility of establishing the Palmetto Metrorail Station as a multimodal/intermodal terminal facility.
  • Work by Jacobs Engineering
  • Budgeted amount is $100,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: 5% complete.

Safe Routes to School Program Study 2013

Develop plans for ten selected elementary schools identifying "safe routes" with infrastructure improvements, cost estimates, and walking maps. The study will also prepare FDOT related infrastructure funding applications for the same.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $60,000
  • Managed by David Henderson
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STATUS: 70% complete

Safety Studies at Municipal High Crash Locations 2012

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by Miami-Dade Public Works Waste Management
  • Budgeted amount is $75,000
  • Managed by Wilson Fernandez
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STATUS: To be announced.

SW 8th Street Corridor 2013

Determine and document the need for corridor improvements and develop alternative solutions to alleviate traffic flow along SW 8th Street between 74th Avenue and 122nd Avenue.
  • Work by [To be determined]
  • Budgeted amount is $300,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: Consultant selection process

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Trip Generation 2012

A description of this study is forthcoming.
  • Work by Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)
  • Budgeted amount is $70,000
  • Managed by Wilson Fernandez
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STATUS: 45% complete

Transit System Bicycle Plan for Miami-Dade County 2013

Evaluate existing bicycle/transit conditions and develop a comprehensive master plan that recommends improvements to access stations, stops, and terminals. As well as bicycle parking, sharing, transport on transit vehicles, security, and promotion.
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STATUS: 70% complete

Transportation Planning Process: Development of Computerized Techniques 2012

Develop high-tech computerized strategies detailing the importance and benefits of the different transportation projects and how they will improve the transportation system in Miami-Dade County.
  • Work by Kimley-Horn & Associates
  • Budgeted amount is $175,000
  • Managed by Jesus Guerra
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STATUS: 80% complete

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