Use this page to access news stories, announcements and press release related to sustainability in Fort Lauderdale. This page displays current year news. You can sort by category to narrow the list to one of the six sustainability topics, four audience groups, or get general greener government information. To access stories prior to the current year, click on the Archived News link below.
June 13, 2016 10:36 AM
New curbside Tire Collection Program.
June 16, 2015 7:39 PM
April 23, 2015 2:48 PM
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March 03, 2015 10:23 AM
City of Fort Lauderdale Receives Southeast Florida Smart Growth Partnership Overall Excellence Award
The City of Fort Lauderdale has been named the winner of the Southeast Florida Smart Growth Partnership’s (SGP) Overall Excellence Award for “Connecting the Blocks (CTB),” an initiative aimed at creating a more walkable, bikeable, fully connected, sustainable city.
March 03, 2015 10:20 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale is partnering with seven Cypress Creek area restaurants to offer a special marketing promotion to encourage ridership on the Uptown Link, a free on-demand shuttle bus serving the Cypress Creek area.
January 30, 2015 6:13 PM
January 20, 2015 8:00 AM
Fort Lauderdale officials, City staff, artist Cecilia Lueza, and a team of community building volunteers will bring the third and final intersection on E. Las Olas Boulevard to life with vibrant color during the Connecting the Blocks Painted Intersection Event on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at E. Las Olas Boulevard and S.E. 3rd Avenue.
November 06, 2014 8:37 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale is providing the following information to educate and inform our neighbors about seasonal high tides in an effort to help everyone be better prepared for these types of weather events.
October 13, 2014 9:31 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale is offering residents a responsible way to dispose of hazardous waste and electronics at a drop-off event set for 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Mills Pond Park, 2201 NW 9th Avenue (Powerline Road), in Fort Lauderdale.
October 13, 2014 9:14 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale is once again hosting an international delegation for a week-long visit to develop climate change adaptation strategies.
October 13, 2014 9:09 AM
County and city officials from southeast Florida welcomed the release of the Third National Climate Assessment (“NCA”) by the federal government earlier this month, noting the report’s comprehensive assessment of the southeast United States and its strong emphasis on findings and predicted trends related to sea level rise, flooding, and saltwater contamination of drinking water wells, impacts already being felt in southeast Florida.
October 13, 2014 7:57 AM
The City of Fort Lauderdale ranks fifth among the nation’s top “10 Greenest Mid-Size Cities” according to a new, national survey released by MyLife.com.
October 13, 2014 7:52 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget includes a recommendation to provide approximately $50 million for Fort Lauderdale’s Wave Streetcar project.
October 13, 2014 7:37 AM
South African Delegation Visits Fort Lauderdale and Broward County in International Exchange Focused on Environmental Issues
Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale are hosting a delegation of five city officials from Durban, South Africa, for a week-long visit focusing on a variety of environmental issues.
October 13, 2014 7:35 AM
Fort Lauderdale residents are invited to participate in Water Matters Day, a county-wide event featuring educational and entertainment activities focused on water conservation. The event is set for 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Tree Tops Park, 3900 SW 100 Avenue in Davie.
October 13, 2014 7:29 AM