Get Involved


The Martin MPO will be holding four open houses and one public meeting for the 2045 LRTP. As the events are scheduled, we will be posting the dates, times and locations on this page. In addition, the project team will make presentations to the Martin MPO Advisory Committees at regularly scheduled meetings throughout the 2045 LRTP development process.

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Monday, February 3, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Martin County Administration Building
4th Floor Workshop Room
2401 SE Monterey Road
Stuart, FL 34996

Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC)
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
9 a.m.
Martin County Administration Building
1st Floor Growth Management Conference Room
2401 SE Monterey Road,
Stuart, FL 34996

Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)
Monday, February 10, 2020
2 p.m.
Martin County Administration Building
4th floor Workshop Room
2401 SE Monterey Road
Stuart, FL 34996

Martin MPO Policy Board
Wednesday, February 17, 2020
9 a.m.
Martin County Administration Building
1st Floor, Martin County Commission Chambers
2401 SE Monterey Road
Stuart, FL 34996

Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged (LCB-TD)
Monday, March 2, 2020
10 a.m.
Martin County Administration Building
1st Floor, Martin County Commission Chambers
2401 SE Monterey Road
Stuart, FL 34996

LRTP Cost Feasibility Plan Open House
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wolf Technology Center, Indian River State College
2400 SE Salerno Road
Stuart, FL, 34997

View Open House Flyer (Spanish Flyer)
Welcome Board
Female Cyclist Cut out
Pedestrian Cut out
Car Cut out
Mobility Bucks Poster
Title VI English
Title VI Spanish

First Visioning Open House
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Stuart City Hall
121 SW Flagler Ave.
Stuart, FL 33494

Second Visioning Open House
Thursday, October 3, 2019
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Elisabeth Lahti Library
15200 SW Adams Ave.
Indiantown, FL  34956

Third Visioning Open House
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Port Salerno Civic Center
4940 SE Anchor Ave.
Stuart, FL 34997

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This is your chance to get involved and participate in shaping the future transportation needs of Martin County. By signing up, you will be taking the first step to participating in the planning process. Those who register will be contacted about meetings and events as this process develops and the plan evolves.

To ensure that all residents are served, the public involvement process seeks participation from low-income residents, disabled and transportation disadvantaged, residents who rely on public transportation, trucking operators and freight haulers and visitors to Martin County. Share this link in an effort to ensure all residents have the opportunity to participate.

Contact us


Beth Beltran, MBA
MPO Administrator

Beth is an experienced manager of transportation programs, having worked for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (Tri-Rail), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Jacobs Engineering and Space Coast Area Transit.  As the director of Planning & Development at Tri-Rail, she served as a member of the MPO Technical Advisory Committees for the Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade MPOs; managed federal and state grants/programs; ensured federal and environmental compliance in the implementation of these programs; and participated in the agency’s Legislative Action Plan, including the Full Funding Grant Agreement/Double Tracking Project.  While at FDOT, Beth provided technical support to the District IV MPOs, as well as conducted planning and funding analysis of the District’s public transportation projects, including rail, bus, port, pedestrian and bicycle facilities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sewanee: The University of the South and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT).

Contact info for Beth:
(772) 221-1498

Bolivar Gomez, MA
MPO Senior Planner

Bolivar is a native of Martin County and was born and raised in Stuart, FL. He attended Florida Atlantic University where he received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. Bolivar’s role with the MPO is managing and overseeing the development of the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan. In addition, responsibilities include development of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and transportation data analysis. Bolivar is enthusiastic about enhancing the transportation network and creating livable and vibrant communities throughout the Treasure Coast region.

Contact info for Bolivar:

Vikas Jain, AICP, GISP
T.Y. Lin, Consultant Project Manager

Vikas is a seasoned transportation professional with 17 years of experience managing several complex multimodal transportation projects throughout Florida. He served as Consultant Project Manager for Martin MPO’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (BPSAP) and Martin County Transit Development Plan (TDP), 2014-2023 adopted by the MPO Policy Board in August 2014.  He has extensive experience in developing long-range multimodal transportation/transit system plans, transit service plans, transit operations analysis, capital cost and O&M cost models. Over the past 17 years, he has led multi-disciplinary teams to deliver a broad range of assignments from motorized and non-motorized projects such as bikeway/sidewalk, transit feasibility studies, traffic impact studies, multimodal corridor studies, traffic impact studies, and intermodal hubs projects to a multitude of clients including FDOT, MPOs, municipal clients as well as private sector entities. He holds a Bachelor of Construction Technology degree and Master of Planning degree from Center for Environmental Planning (CEPT), India and a Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree from the Clemson University, South Carolina.

Contact info for Vikas:

Peter F. Dobens
Quest, Consultant, Public Communication/Public Outreach

Peter is a skilled communications manager with more than 40 years in journalism and public communication on multiple transportation projects. He served as a newsroom manager at WPBF-TV (ABC) for 14 years and was a Martin County resident for 11 years. Over the past 10 years, he has worked on multiple Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) projects on local municipal projects to ensure residents and visitors are informed and involved in the planning and construction processes. He graduated from Nathaniel Hawthorne College with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He was a general assignment reporter, business editor and photographer covering multiple transportation related issues for a New York Times newspaper, including the construction of I-75 and the NASA Space Shuttle program.

Contact for Peter is:


3481 SE Willoughby Boulevard
Suite 101
Stuart, FL 34994