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  • Curbelo Announces Grant for Miami Executive Airport Taxiway Construction
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement announcing an $894,900 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for taxiway construction at the Miami Executive Airport (TMB): “Miami Executive Airport is a hub for general aviation in South Florida, and this grant will help ensure it remains equipped with the proper resources and technology to maintain the safety of all passengers and airport personnel. I look forward to continuing my support for transportation initiati... Read more

  • Curbelo-Supported Grant for $6.5 Million Heads to Key West International for Runway Rehabilitation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement welcoming a $6,524,894 U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for runway rehabilitation at Key West International Airport. Earlier this year, Curbelo also announced a $4.1 million DOT grant for the airport’s noise mitigation project. “Ensuring Key West International remains operationally safe for incoming and departing aircrafts is critical to Key West’s tourism-based economy, small businesses, and families whose livel... Read more

  • Curbelo Welcomes $4.1 Million DOT Grant for Key West International
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) released the following statement on the recently announced U.S. Department of Transportation grant of $4,140,000 for residential noise mitigation measures around Key West International Airport. “Many thanks to Congressman Curbelo and his staff for assisting us in securing this important funding that will provide our airport neighbors with essential noise insulation home improvements,” said Director of Key West International and Florida Keys Marathon Internat... Read more

  • Curbelo Highlights Transportation, Education as Means to Combat Suburban Poverty in South Florida
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    "I want to talk to you about suburban poverty. I represent a largely suburban district and you discussed the migration of poverty from the urban cores out into the suburbs, and of course, this is a major concern for me. I think one of the aggravators, or the factors that contribute to this phenomenon is the lack of transportation out in the suburbs." Read more

  • Curbelo Urges Obama Administration to Approve FIU Transportation Research Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    "This application would provide people with cognitive disabilities, adults with limited technology experience, individuals with poor vision or hearing, and those living with mobility impairments a personalized directional guide based on their individual needs." Read more

  • Intermodal Transportation Center in Downtown Homestead Receives FDOT Funds
    Posted in Press Releases on October 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Homestead, Florida—Today, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) was joined by Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter, City Manager George Gretsas, and Councilman Larry Roth to discuss the allocation of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) unused funds to be used for the Multimodal Transit Center in Homestead. Rep. Curbelo released the following statement: “Earlier this year I sent a letter to FDOT Secretary Boxold urging him to repurpose unused earmarks for the Multimodal Transit Center in downtown Homestead... Read more

  • Curbelo Helps Secure $960,000 Grant for Miami-Dade County Transit Oriented Development
    Posted in Press Releases on October 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington, D.C.—It was recently announced that Miami-Dade County is the recipient of a $960,000 grant for the FY 2016 Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Planning. “I am pleased that Miami-Dade County is the recipient of this grant which will be used to improve transit development in South Florida. This nearly $1 million will provide the county with guidance for future transit planning surrounding the East-West Rapid Transit Corridor which connects important areas of our commun... Read more

  • Curbelo Receives Award from AARP
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Miami, Florida—Today, Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) received an award from AARP for his work on the Safe Streets initiative. “Studies show that the top four deadliest cities in the United States for pedestrians are all in Florida, including Miami. The Safe Streets initiative was created to keep pedestrians of all ages safe when traveling on the roads. I am proud that when the long-term surface transportation bill was signed into law last December, my bipartisan Safe Streets amendment was i... Read more

  • Curbelo Helps Secure $7.5 million for Key West Airport Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Miami, Florida—It was announced today by the Department of Transportation that Key West Airport and Monroe County are the recipients of a $7,510,381 Discretionary Grant Award. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) offered the following statement in strong support of DOT’s notice: “I am proud that these funds were awarded to enhance the safety and operations of Key West Airport, a major economic engine in our community. These funds will make improvements to the airport’s drainage system, rehabilitate the ... Read more

  • Curbelo Helps Secure Funds for Runway Improvements at Miami Executive Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Miami, Florida—It was announced today by the Federal Aviation Administration that Miami Executive Airport will receive $229,926 for improvements to the intersection of runways. Rep. Curbelo (FL-26) offered the following statement in strong support of this grant: “I am pleased that Miami Executive Airport has received these funds to make needed improvements to their runways. These improvements are part of the FAA’s runway incursion mitigation program to enhance the safety for all passengers and a... Read more

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