State Transportation Group, Chaired by Leon County Commissioner Nick Maddox, Endorses Legislative Priorities

State Transportation Group, Chaired by Leon County Commissioner Nick Maddox, Endorses Legislative Priorities

The Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC) is a statewide transportation planning and policy organization created by the Florida Legislature pursuant to Section 339.175(11), Florida Statutes. Why this group is important: The MPOAC assists local transportation planning organizations in carrying out the urbanized area transportation planning process by serving as the principal forum for collective policy discussion. […]

City Rejects Midtown Parking Garage, Seeks Other Parking Alternatives

City Rejects Midtown Parking Garage, Seeks Other Parking Alternatives

At their February 20th meeting, the City Commission voted to reject all proposals to establish a parking garage in the Midtown area. Rather, the Commission decided to move forward with the development of a master plan for Midtown while seeking other solutions to the parking issues. A master plan is a dynamic long-term planning document […]

Florida State Senator Responds to NY Abortion Law

Florida State Senator Responds to NY Abortion Law

Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican in the Florida state Senate, has filed a bill to outlaw abortions after 20 weeks into a pregnancy. Gruters introduced the “Florida Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” for the upcoming legislative session in response to a controversial vote in New York state which expanded abortion rights. Currently, Florida state law […]

City Commission Hears From Opponents of Public Safety Complex at Retreat

City Commission Hears From Opponents of Public Safety Complex at Retreat

At the recent city retreat, several citizens spoke aggressively against the proposed location of the public safety complex on the Southside of Tallahassee. However, City Commissioner Curtis Richardson defended the city’s decision to support the location. Many residents, most from the Southside community, argued against the police station being placed on the Southside. Cea Moline, […]

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