Mission: To encourage the development of communities that support pedestrian, bike, and quality public transportation systems.
Who We Are
Tomas Boiton, Founder | In 2008 Tomas founded the nonprofit “Citizens for Improved Transit” to advocate for improvements and development increased transportation options including biking, mass transit, and on demand services such as Uber. Tomas has been a board member on the Palm Tran Service Board which oversees the county’s bus and paratransit services. He currently is the vice-chair of the Local Transportation Coordinating Board, a board member on the Para-Transit subcommittee, and sits on the Metropolitan Planning Organization and Tri-Rail’s Citizens Advisory Boards. Some of the transportation programs he has designed and implemented include “The LIFT” program for The Volen Center that provides $5 taxi rides for seniors and the disabled. “The Vital Transportation Program” for the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County to ensure pregnant woman and families with small children have access to medical appointments. As well as a voucher program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to receive no cost have door to door transportation to employment, school, and training paid for by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council.
Tomas has a grant through Gulfstream Goodwill and the Florida Department of Transportation District Four to be the Mobility Manager for Martin and St. Lucie counties. In this role he will be actively engaging the community and transportation providers to enhance transportation services.