Public Meeting Notice: Lakeland Transportation Hub
Lakeland, FL (May 7, 2019) | The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold an “open house” format public meeting from 5:30 – 7 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Peggy Brown Building, 215 S. Lake Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801, to discuss a centralized transportation hub in Lakeland.
An upcoming feasibility study by FDOT will be done to identify and evaluate potential sites for a new transportation hub in Lakeland. This hub would facilitate connectivity between all modes of travel and access including: local bus, intercity bus, intercity rail, bicycle, pedestrian, carpooling, ride sharing, taxis and transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft), vehicle sharing, and bicycle sharing among others.
The Lakeland Intermodal Center would serve as a “mobility center” for the region.
WHO: Florida Department of Transportation
WHAT: Public Meeting in Open House Format
WHY: To discuss upcoming study and the possibility of a Centralized Transportation Hub in Lakeland
WHEN: Thursday, May 23 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Peggy Brown Building (215 S. Lake Avenue)
FDOT Project Manager
The City of Lakeland was incorporated January 1885 and has grown to become one of the largest inland communities in Florida. With a current population over 100,000 Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years. With tourist attractions and gulf beaches only an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its ideal central Florida location along the I-4 corridor. The City owns and operates Lakeland Electric, the third largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.
For additional information about the City of Lakeland, please explore lakelandgov.net.
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