Literature Review of Organizational Structures and Finance of Multi-jurisdictional Initiatives and the Implications for Megaregion Transportation Planning in the U.S.
Florida Flow Chart Text Description
State (Florida DOT)
MPOAC (Florida MPO Advisory Council). A statewide transportation planning council created by the Florida Legislature. It represents all MPOs. The Advisory Council augments the role of the individual MPOs in cooperative transportation planning.
MPOs. Metropolitan Planning organizations engage in transportation planning for urban countries that fall under the MPO designated area.
Regional MPO Alliances (CFMPOA, CCC, etc.). Formed to coordinate regional transportation issues in Florida where many MPOs exist in large metropolitan regions.
Metropolitan Counties/Areas. Transportation Planning for these urban areas is coordinated under the supervision of the MPO. Local authorities and stakeholders articulate project needs to the responsible MPO.
(From Florida DOT) Rural Counties/Areas. State law requires that County Board of Commissioners set transportation policy in counties not located in an MPO. Their needs and concerns are feed into the state-wide transportation plan.