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Media Contact and Fast Facts

Members of the media and public relations spokespersons may contact our Chief Communications Officer, Elizabeth Rockwell, by e-mailing her at or by calling her at (305) 375-1881.


Some basic facts about the MPO:

  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) are federally mandated agencies.
  • The Miami-Dade MPO guides the transportation planning process in Miami-Dade County.
  • The Miami-Dade MPO Governing Board oversees the planning process by ensuring a locally-driven process to identify and prioritize projects is followed.
  • One of the primary functions is to produce and update the County’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
  • The LRTP is a comprehensive transportation infrastructure plan that includes transit, rail, airport, seaport, freight, pedestrian, bicycle, trails, and highway improvements.
  • The TIP documents immediate construction projects for all modes of transportation in Miami-Dade County.
  • The Miami-Dade MPO oversees the creation of non-motorized systems and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians.


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