Board Unanimously Approves Regional Priorities Call to Expedite Transportation Over Others Rapid Formation of and Due Diligence by “Expert Committee” on Regional Transportation (ECRT) Task Force Chair and Vice Chair Appointment Due Diligence and Recommendations Receive CFP Board Approval Summary Timeline
Task Force Purpose To assemble and resource regional business champions To establish and advance the most influential shortlist of regional transportation projects and strategies To ensure globally relevant measures To ensure best approaches to engaging a broad civic community in action and tracking success, and success in messaging and advocacy To reflect leader consensus for the regional funding strategies and innovations that will distinguish Central Florida in the global economy
Central Florida Council of “Great Transportation Thinkers” The Task Force will have a reciprocal relationship with the “Great Transportation Thinkers,” exchanging customer information and market intelligence to benefit transportation efforts. Canaveral Port Authority District 5 - Florida Department of Transportation Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Greater Orlando Aviation Authority LYNX MetroPlan Orlando Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority Space Florida These members do not speak for their agencies alone, but draw on their knowledge base, applied experiences in Central Florida and other markets, and unique access to associations, research, and centers of excellence. The “Great Transportation Thinkers” include the executive leadership of representative ports, transportation agencies and authorities, and planning organizations.
Orlando International Airport, Connectivity Centerpiece for Region: UCF – Medical City – Central Florida Research Park – Convention Center – Future High Speed Rail Regional Transportation Funding Strategy Central Location for Signature Projects and Regional Measures Potential Agenda Items for the Task Force Include: Florida Space Ports Strategy, the Commercialization Agenda of Space Florida, and Master Plan of Kennedy Space Center SunRail I-4 Port Canaveral
Use the next quarter to identify and recruit the “first 15” leaders Monitor the most critical developments and trends relevant to our work Keep the Central Florida Partnership Board apprised of developments on an ongoing basis Build toolkit to orient members Next Steps Ensure we can draw on the strengths and perspectives of all “lines of business” and initiatives Prepare resources to ensure discipline, rigor and transparency Ensure the voices of free enterprise are strong and data-driven Design broadly-accessible portal Launch in January 2015
Preparations Moving Forward Confidence… The Task Force Approach worked in the Past Discipline… Businesslike, Well-staged Approach builds Confidence and Honors Volunteers No Need to Wait… Opportunities and Information- gathering Takes Place in the Interim
CSX Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center Grand Opening Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center 3935 Intermodal Drive Winter Haven, Florida 33884