The Florida Department of Transportation District Four, in coordination with Broward County, the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), identified a Locally Preferred Alternative, or LPA, for the Central Broward East-West Transit (CBT) Study in Broward County, Florida. The LPA adopted by the Broward MPO in October 2012 provides premium transit service from the Sawgrass Mills Mall/Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise to Downtown Fort Lauderdale and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport using a variety of roadways.
The LPA was divided into phases for implementation. Phase 1 is a connection from the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to the Broward Convention Center and Port Everglades. A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared and submitted to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for review in 2016. Phase 1 was placed on hold due to a lack of available funding for operations and maintenance.With the adoption of a one percent sales tax for transportation by Broward County voters in 2018, the Department will be advancing implementation of the 2012 LPA in collaboration with Broward County. A related project, the Broward Boulevard Premium Transit Study, is underway and more information is available here.
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Four (South Florida)
Study Completion Date
Lengths and Limits
Approximately 26 miles from Sunrise to Fort Lauderdale
Khalilah Ffrench, P.E.