Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization Announces Second State Of The Region Annual Awards Will Be On February 2
FEBRUARY 2, 2023

Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will celebrate the impact of its significant role to plan and direct transportation and infrastructure projects throughout the region and honor those who advocate for smart planning and connectivity during the second State of the Region Annual Awards. This prominent event, coinciding with the Safe Streets Summit, which is presented by the Broward MPO and local partners, will take place on February 2 at The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood. Distinguished honorees are George Platt (Lifetime Achievement Award), Gail Bulfin (Community Impact Award), Beverly and Levoyd Williams (Visionary Award), and Joseph Yesbeck (Champion Award).  “We are proud of the work that we continue to do at the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization with great partners at the city, county, state and national levels,” said Gregory Stuart, executive director. “After the great success of our first awards effort, we are keeping the tradition alive to honor community members and organizations that share and support our mission.” Last year’s Broward MPO State of the Region Awards honorees were former Hollywood Commissioner and past Broward MPO board chair Richard Blattner, Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), Fort Lauderdale Chapter, Florida House of Repre-sentatives member Christine Hunschofsky [D-96] and Deputy City Manager Sheila Rose.  The event is presented by Accenture, Deloitte and T.Y. Lin, with other sponsors including the City of Hollywood, BYD, Kimley Horn; South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri Rail; Galleria Fort Lauderdale; GPR | Goodman Public Relations, City of Lauder-dale Lakes, The Brand Advocates, Circuit, Benesch, TSE Consulting, City of Coconut Creek, FEC Railroad, The Whitehouse Group and Port Everglades. Broward Metropolitan Planning Organizat-ion is a federally mandated agency responsible for making policy on local transportation issues and deciding how to spend federal money on relevant projects in Broward County.