Broward County Mayor Lamar P Fisher shares important information for all country residents in his most recent newsletter.
Broward’s MPO and Broward County Receive a Safe Streets Grant of $5 million to develop a safety plan to reduce traffic fatalities. The Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program derived from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and will provide $5 billion in appropriated funds over the next five years for regional, local and tribal initiatives nationwide. Additionally, Broward County will receive about $66 million in grant funds for resilient improvement projects. The funding will advance flood mitigation, infrastructure and other water management improvements.
Broward County’s Port Everglades recently completed a study to add shore power to the Port’s eight cruise terminals. Shore power infrastructure enables ships to turn off their engines and connect to the local electric power grid. Therefore, reducing the engine exhaust gases from cruise ships running on-board powerplants while docked which contribute to air emissions.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will welcome two new nonstop services to Tel Aviv and London later this year.