Crist and Scott camps sling mud, overlook issues August 19, 2014 Consider this: The cost of housing and transportation consume 75 percent of the income of a middle class family. These are some of the findings of Seven50, an organization comprised of public officials, civic leaders and urban planners working to provide guidelines that will lead the seven participating southeastern counties toward prosperous and viable growth ...
ISSUES: Economic Development in SE Florida July 9, 2014 By Helen Ferre
July 2, 2014
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Research has shown that minorities are driving development in Southeast Florida. According to PolicyLink, a research institute advancing economic and social equity, by the year 2040, 76 percent of the region’s population is anticipated to be people of color – with ...
South Florida Least Affordable For Housing, Studies Show June 13, 2014
By Doreen Hemlock
June 11, 2014
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Residents of South Florida spend more of their income on housing than people in any other major metropolitan area, a regional planning group said Wednesday.
The finding, released by the South Florida Regional Planning Council, was one of several showing economic inequities in the tri-county area. Planners called for stronger ...
Final Seven50 Summit Recap: ‘A Time to Lead’ February 5, 2014
The theme of the summit, beyond presenting the Seven50 Plan, was to explore ways to transition from planning to implementation and to determine regional initiatives and organize coalitions for the future. The summit achieved these goals by delivering an interactive experience through engaging presentations, expert-panel discussions, videos, and interactive audience polling.
The morning began with opening ...
Mapping the future January 22, 2014 In the next 50 years some 3 million people will move to Southeast Florida, joining the 6 million already here. So what will the region look like in 2060?
South Florida consortium issues vision, solutions for region’s future January 15, 2014 The future prosperity and livability of the seven-county Southeast Florida region could hinge on the development of commuter rail and walkable infill neighborhoods in urban centers, installation of high-tech infrastructure to spur economic growth, and an aggressive — and likely costly — adaptation to sea-level rise that would otherwise swamp low-lying communities.
Bike path linking Key Largo to North Key Largo up for approval January 15, 2014 To view original article click here
January 15, 2014
A $3.4 million project to build nearly 12 miles of bicycle lanes from Key Largo to Ocean Reef in North Key Largo goes to the Monroe County Commission on Thursday.
Commissioners hold their regular January meeting at the Harvey Government Center on Truman Avenue in Key West, a day ...
About Jim Murley January 15, 2014 Jim Murley has spent over three decades working on public policy issues important toFlorida.
The future’s up to us January 2, 2014 The Seven/50 project stands for the seven South Florida counties in the region working together to make the next 50 years prosperous for all while at the same time coming up with innovative solutions to solve our most challenging problems — dealing with increasing traffic by investing in more mass transit, protecting natural resources from ...
Seven50 SE Florida Prosperity Plan – Report November 26, 2013 Seven50 engaged a host of leading experts and thousands of citizens across the seven-county region of Southeast Florida to create a dynamic plan to guide decision-making as our region grows and evolves.
Prosperity the next 50 years October 20, 2013 What will South Florida look like in 2060? That’s the question that the South Florida and Treasure Coast Regional Planning Councils are trying to answer in a joint project called Seven50 Southeast Florida Prosperity Plan.
TIGER 2013 Awards September 6, 2013 TIGER funds will be used to better link Southern Florida’s two major freight rail corridors to improve freight
and passenger connectivity in the region. Funds funds will also be used to support an innovative package of technology, streetscaping and transit
improvements to connect the town of Sweetwater with Florida International University (FIU).
Local Experts Begin Drafting Seven50 Plan For Southeast Florida’s Future August 6, 2013 Following a Successful Third Seven50 Summit, the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership Announces the Launch of Latest Initiatives to Engage the Public in the Seven50 Plan: An Interactive ‘Online Scenario Modeler,’ and a Digital ‘Leadership Assets Map’
MIAMI & PALM BEACH, FL – August 5, 2013 – Following a successful series of three public summits as well ...
Florida Keys part of regional blueprint plan July 17, 2013 SOUTH FLORIDA — Planners putting together a comprehensive 50-year visioning plan for a healthier and more dynamic southeast Florida will hold a series of outreach meetings in theFlorida Keys beginning this week.
Flood Fixes Vex Coastal Areas June 14, 2013 Many coastal communities in the U.S. are grappling with how best to protect low-lying areas from flooding as sea levels rise, but some of those efforts are generating disputes over costs, government regulations and the validity of climate-change studies.
Treasure Coast RPC receives the Ken Groves Award June 6, 2013
Pasted below are the comments Anthea Giannotes made after receiving the prestigious Ken Groves Award on behalf of Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, at the opening plenary session at CNU21 last week. The Groves Award is given to courageous public officials by CNU and the Center for Advanced Transect Studies.
After Anthea spoke, John Norquist leaned ...
Seven50 Work Group Workshop Recap April 12, 2013 On April 10 over one hundred people attended a hands-on workshop to create the Seven50 Regional Prosperity Plan and many more attended online.
Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change Letter April 9, 2013 We write to commend you on the formation of the Bicameral Task Force and for reaching out so broadly in search of solutions to meaningfully address global climate change. We write under the same cover, and on behalf of our region.
Indian River planning organization sticking with Seven50 February 13, 2013 The county’s Metropolitan Planning Organization, a panel of city and county elected officials, Wednesday remained part of the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership and its “Seven50” planning effort — when a tie vote prevented the MPO from dropping out.
ULI Meeting Takes SE Florida Into the Future February 12, 2013 Victor Dover is a man on a mission—and he laid out that mission in a creative presentation at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL on Thursday afternoon. His presentation was part of the Urban Land Institute’s 2013 South Florida Economic & Development Outlook Program.
Diario Las Americas: Seek to integrate the South Florida January 24, 2013 A comprehensive view of how to work the seven counties located in southern Florida, overlooking the future of its residents is the purpose of the two-day summit that took place in the Wolfson campus of Miami-Dade College.
Diario Las Americas: Buscan integrar el sur de la Florida January 24, 2013 Una mirada integral de cómo deben trabajar los sietes condados localizados al sur de la Florida, con vista al futuro de sus residentes es el propósito de la cumbre que durante dos días tuvo lugar en el recinto Wolfson de Miami-Dade College.
Transit Miami: Don’t Turn Your Back on Planning January 14, 2013 Earlier this week, the Vero Beach City Council joined Indian River County’s decision to exclude themselves from the Southeast Florida regional plan initiative, Seven50 (Seven counties, 50 years).
Stuart Commissioners Join Seven50 January 14, 2013 In their first meeting of the new year, Stuart’s city commissioners vowed to start taking a longer view of the city’s future.
Commissioner Bob Solari to speak on Seven50 at Taxpayers’ Association’s luncheon January 7, 2013 The Taxpayers’ Association of Indian River County will be having an informative talk on the Seven50 initiative which will be presented by County Commissioner Bob Solari on Wednesday, January 9th at the Elks Club – 1350 26th Street, Vero Beach. The meeting starts at 11:45 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. Lunch will be ...
Inside Vero: Seven50 opponents prepare for City Council meeting January 4, 2013 Wanting to hear more about the much maligned regional planning effort known as Seven50, and concerned to learn if and how the federally funded project might present a “clear and present danger” to Vero Beach and Indian River County, a group of nearly two dozen residents turned out Thursday for a public information meeting conducted ...
Department of Transportation: Mobility Matters Newsletter December 20, 2012 The Seven50 road show and work group meetings recently concluded with more than 700 people attending to share their visions for the future of all seven counties in the region – Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River.
PBS: Seven50 Project November 26, 2012 On November 20, 2012, Helen Ferré, host of PBS (WPBT2) public affairs program, “Issues,” interviewed Marcela Camblor-Cutsaimanis, SFRP project director, regarding Seven50.
WWFR and WMFL: Radio Interview with Marcela Camblor-Cutsaimanis August 25, 2012
Marcela Camblor-Cutsaimanis is interviewed regarding Seven50 by WWFR and WMFL radio’s Jaqui Jay. WWFR and WMFL radio is part of the Family Stations ecumenical Christian radio network out of California. The network reaches Martin, St. Lucie, Glades, Hendry and Okeechobee counties on WWFR 91.7 FM and can also be heard in West Palm Beach on ...
Streetwise: Fort Lauderdale Intern Christopher Romano Recaps The Kick-Off Of Seven50 July 9, 2012 A lot can happen in 50 years, and that is just what the Southeast Florida Regional Partnership (SERP)—a voluntary partnership consisting of more than 200 public, private, and civic stakeholders—wanted to remind people when they hosted the first of four public summits meant to guide the creation of Seven50 (“seven counties, 50 years”).
WLYF-FM Radio: “Opening Summit: State of the Region” July 1, 2012 WLYF-FM Radio: “South Florida Spotlite” radio host, Ellen Jaffe, interviews Seven50 Project Director, Marcela Camblor-Cutsaimanis and Rutgers University’s Chair of Urban Planning and Policy, Dr. Bob Burchell, regarding the “Opening Summit: State of the Region.”