Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization Presents Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Committee Awards
By Space Coast Daily // May 31, 2018
encouraging, promoting bicycle/pedestrian programs
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The TPO Governing Board Meeting, the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization staff recently recognized individuals and groups in the community who have gone above and beyond in their field of expertise, encouraging and promoting bicycle/pedestrian programs.
Get on the Trail Award
City of Titusville – Presented to Scott Larese, City Manager, and Edyie McCall, Economic Development Director and Trail Coordination. The City of Titusville, Florida – Gateway to Nature and Space received the ‘Get on a Trail’ award for its continued efforts in establishing Titusville as a trail town.
Brian Vail, citizen of the Town of Malabar, received the ‘Get on a Trail’ award for playing a key role in both the design and construction of the Cameron Trail Shelter in Malabar’s Richard E. Cameron and Volunteers Preserve.
Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce – Marcia Gaedcke and Nicole Hall of the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce received the ‘Encouragement Award’ for their endless dedication and support in making the Rail Trail opening events a huge success. As chamber champions, they have also embraced Titusville’s new identity as a trail town and have spearheaded many events to promote trails.
Community Partner Award
Kerri Lubeski, Life Safety Specialist for Titusville Fire and Emergency Services received the ‘Community Partner’ award for her continued partnership on TPO outreach initiatives. Her dedication and work extend the reach of the TPO’s traffic safety mission.
Melbourne Police Department – Traffic Unit, the traffic unit received the ‘Enforcement Award’ for its strategic and successful operational details which include: Operation Street Smart and Operation BUSted. At the end of these campaigns, these officers had educated countless citizens in an effort to improve traffic safety.
Sarah Van Gundy, received the ‘Engineering Award’ for her unending efforts and persistence as the FDOT Central Florida Project Manager for the SR-A1A resurfacing project in Cocoa Beach.
Julia Barnhouse, PE teacher at Roy Allen Elementary, received the ‘Education Award’ for her longtime dedication to bicycle and pedestrian safety education.
Robert S. Kamm Award of Excellence
Murray Hann, long-time BPTAC member and past-chair, received the Robert S. Kamm Award of Excellence for his 10+ years of community service and TPO involvement.
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