Miami-Dade 2040 LRTP - Oct. 23, 2014

Chapter 4 | Staying in Touch EYES ON THE FUTURE | 4-5 Figure 4-4 | LRTP Interactive Website The LRTP was advertised in the Miami Herald, Neighbors, El Nuevo Herald, and Le Floridien. InteractiveWebsite shown in Figure 4-4 , provides electronic information and documentation about the project and the opportunity to review the draft Needs Plan, participate in the Miami-Dade 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Survey, and watch LRTP informational videos. The website allows residents to share their priorities for existing highways and transit services in the existing public transportation system. All public meeting materials are posted on the website. Advertising Public meetings were properly noticed and promoted through advertisements and social media. Advertisements were placed in the Miami Herald Neighbors, El Nuevo Herald and Le Floridien . Miami Herald advertisements ran three times in all zones. El Nuevo Herald (Spanish) and Le Floridien (Creole) quarter-size ads ran twice. Facebook, YouTube and Miami-Dade 2040 LRTP website postings were utilized to ensure younger and tech-savvy residents were aware of the update process. A “virtual meeting” was also produced to allow residents to learn more about the process and take the online survey. On Thursday, April 24, 2014, The Miami Today ran an article on the Miami-Dade 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan process. The article explained the necessity of public participation and the role of the MPO in planning the future of the local transportation system. English, Spanish, and Creole MIAMI-DADE LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE TO THE YEAR 2040