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Florida Initiatives

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Florida First Budget

Florida First Budget
The Florida First Budget includes Governor Scott’s priorities to help diversify the economy to make Florida first in job creation by:
(1) Cutting over $1 billion in taxes for Florida families and businesses;
(2) Making Florida more competitive to help small businesses succeed; and
(3) Investing historic funding in K-12 education, State Colleges, and Universities so Florida has the most highly skilled workforce in the world.
To learn more, visit http://www.floridafirstbudget.com/.

Surplus Properties

FDOT Properties for Sale or Lease
The FDOT’s Right of Way Office manages the sale or lease of surplus and temporarily surplus properties through the Property Management Program. Sales/Leases may occur via negotiated sale/lease, public auction, sealed bid or public purpose conveyance/lease. To learn more, visit http://www.fdot.gov/rightofway/PurchaseLeaseProperty.shtm.

Employ Florida

Employ Florida
The Employ Florida Marketplace is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more. As an employer, the Employ Florida Marketplace offers a multitude of resources to help you find the perfect candidate, create job listings, review job market trends and more. To learn more, visit https://www.employflorida.com/.

Florida Has a Right to Know
As the Jobs Governor, Governor Scott is working to make Florida the best place to work, live, and play. He is changing how Florida does business by eliminating burdensome regulation, reducing state spending, cutting taxes and holding government accountable. To learn more, visit http://www.floridahasarighttoknow.com/.

Safe and Mobile Seniors

Florida's Aging Road Users
Florida is also leading the nation in preparing to meet the transportation safety and mobility challenges that arise from the inevitable increases to the aging population. The Florida Department of Transportation developed and maintains a website to support the work and efforts of our Safe Mobility for Life Coalition. It is the Coalition’s mission to reduce crashes by improving the safety, access, and mobility of Florida’s aging road users. To learn more, visit http://www.flsams.org/.

Transportation Innovation 

Invitation to Innovation
The Florida Department of Transportation continually strives to enhance all areas of its operations. In support of these efforts, the department recently moved into a bold new era for innovative ideas, research and accelerated implementation. Success will depend on our ability to carefully evaluate or implement the products and services provided to the users of Florida's transportation system. Our goal is to utilize newly developed technology or employ creative thinking to generate greater value for every transportation dollar invested. To learn more, visit http://www.fdot.gov/agencyresources/innovation/.

Open Government

Open Government
The Florida Department of Transportation is committed to the principle of open government. Information about the department and its operations is available on this Web site. To learn more, visit http://www.fdot.gov/info/opengovernment.shtm.

Report Fraud and Misconduct

Report Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Misconduct
To report allegations of fraud, waste, abuse or misconduct in the Florida  Department of Transportation, you may file a complaint with the Office of Inspector General. To learn more, visit http://www.fdot.gov/ig/reportfraud.shtm

Small Business Contracting Strategies

Small Business
The Department has implemented several Small Business Contracting Strategies, with the following objectives: (1) to expand the base of firms who compete for Department contracts; (2) to streamline processes where possible, to remove barriers for small businesses desiring to compete for FDOT contracts, and (3) to establish a small business database, to connect small businesses with other businesses for teaming opportunities on larger FDOT contracts. To learn more, visit http://www.fdot.gov/procurement/Small_Business.shtm.

Sponsorship Program

Statewide Sponsorship Program
The Department approved a policy that allows for private sponsorship of transportation programs and facilities. This new policy exemplifies FDOT’s continuing commitment to seek innovative ways to obtain additional revenue to fund transportation needs across the state. To learn more, visit