The Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization   

   and Florida American Planning Association,   
   Sun Coast Chapter present:   

NOVEMBER 16, 2020 to NOVEMBER 19, 2020
 

EVENT OVERVIEW

The 3rd annual Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit (GCSSS) will be held virtually for the first time. The Summit is a collaborative effort between the Florida Department of Transportation and six metropolitan planning organizations; Forward Pinellas, Hernando/Citrus MPO, Hillsborough MPO, Pasco MPO, Polk TPO, and the Sarasota/Manatee MPO.
 

The Summit is an educational event that brings together national speakers, public officials, technical staff, sister counties, and community partners to elevate our efforts on how to design and implement safe and equitable transportation facilities for all modes of transportation.

Event registration is closed.

Gravel Presenting

Gravel Presenting

Gravel Presenting at the 1st Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

Vision Zero Hero Award

Vision Zero Hero Award

Executive Director presenting a Vision Zero Hero Award

Awards Nominee

Awards Nominee

Awards Nominee standing next to bike rental in Tampa, FL.

Vision

Vision

Executive Director presenting Vision Zero Hero Award

Collaboration between MPOs

Collaboration between MPOs

Sarasota/Manatee MPO and Hillsborough MPO's Executive Directors

 

AGENDA

NOVEMBER 16, 2020

VIRTUAL
9:00AM
12:00PM

Sarasota/Manatee Safety Policy Panel

Join us for a panel discussion on how to reduce traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries in the Sarasota/Manatee region.

Adjourn​

NOVEMBER 17, 2020

VIRTUAL
9:00AM
1:00PM
2:00PM

ADA Accessible D-Lite

Join us for an exclusive sneak peak, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Puerto Rico Highway Transportation Authority (PRHTA), Florida Division of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Florida LTAP Center present the essentials of accessible design for transportation professionals.

Lunch On Your Own

Sarasota/Manatee Virtual Tour
 

Join the Sarasota/Manatee MPO Transportation Planners on a tour of the Sarasota/Manatee region's trails, parks, downtowns, and beaches.  

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

VIRTUAL
8:30AM
10:00AM
11:00AM
12:00PM
1:30PM
2:30PM
3:30PM

Welcome​ 

 

This year’s virtual Gulf Coast Safe Street Summit will kick off with Hillsborough MPO Executive Director passing of the baton to the Sarasota/Manatee MPO Director followed by the MPO Chair Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant welcoming guests and introducing the keynote speaker, Jan Spence.

Session 1: Turning Data into People: The magic of Transportation Data and Community Engagement

Session 2: Bikeways and Planning Strategies
 

Lunch On Your Own

Session 3: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Helping People Outside of Cars

Session 4: How to Plan a Safe Transportation System for All Users Using a Systems Approach

Session 5: When you build it, will they come?

5:00PM

After Hours: Survey Says…! Virtual Happy Hour

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

VIRTUAL
8:30AM
10:00AM
11:00AM
12:00PM
1:30PM
2:30PM
3:30PM
5:00PM

The Champions Session
 

Secretary Nandam and Secretary Gwynn will give their addresses to guests with an update on state activities within their respective districts. The session will close with three elected officials describing plans, projects, or programs in their area that they championed to achieve safe roads for all modes.

Session 1: Where all my people at?  Engaging the public virtually and equitably

Session 2: What Seems to be the Problem?  Identifying System Dangers to Target Solutions

Lunch On Your Own

Session 3: Is it just me, or could it be safer out here?

Session 4: You CAN Get There From Here:  Complete Connectivity and Management

Session 5: Take it for a spin before you go all in:  Real world experience lessons

Bring your Party Hat!
Awards Ceremony

SPEAKERS

Click to learn more

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Call for Presentations OPEN
Call for Presentations CLOSE
Presentations Review
Selection committee will review applications
Timeline
Selection Email
Presenters will be notified of final decision

Aug. 17th

Sept. 18th

Sept. 21st
to Oct. 2nd

Oct. 9th

2018 Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

 
 
 

SPONSORS

Thank you for your interest in becoming a sponsor of the 2020 Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit. Sponsorship opportunities are now closed.
 

For the first time, the Gulf Coast Safe Streets will be hosted virtually by the Sarasota/Manatee MPO. We understand the importance for our sponsors to continue to develop relationships with the MPO community, for this reason, we have developed a virtual exposure sponsorship package. 
 

If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Simpson at 941-359-5772 or nancy@mympo.org.

RSVP

Virtual Safety Policy Panel - Free
Nov 16, 9:00 AM EST
VIRTUAL
ADA Accessible D-Lite - Free
Nov 17, 9:00 AM EST
VIRTUAL
Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit
Nov 18, 8:30 AM EST
VIRTUAL
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