Series of community meetings being held for public feedback on bus services

In an effort to gain community feedback on the benefits of transit and the community’s vision for future transit services, Broward County Transit (BCT) will host “Let’s Talk Transit,” a series of community outreach meetings beginning on Tuesday, June 17, at the South Regional/Broward College Library in Pembroke Pines.

BCT will make presentations updating the public on service improvements accomplished over the last few years. Various dates and locations will be scheduled to provide countywide geographic choices for the community’s participation. The first five community meetings, scheduled in June and July, are listed below.

gaysBroward County Library will host a free literary event as well as a unique photo exhibit and special book display in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month).

LGBT Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan,  a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Its purpose is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally and internationally.

Construction to affect traffic June 16 through July 28

Broward County Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division will be performing drainage and roadway repairs on Southwest 27 Avenue (Riverland Road) between Southwest Sixth Street and Southwest Fourth Place, Fort Lauderdale, from June 16 through July 28, barring unforeseen conditions or weather delays.

browaryThe Broward County Historical Commission, located at the historic West Side Grade School, 301 Harmon (S.W. 13th) Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, will host the Broward 100 Educator Workshop on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Ahead of Broward County's Centennial in 2015, the Broward 100 Educator Workshop is designed to introduce social studies teachers to local history resources that are available in Broward County.