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October 1, 2020

Watch the 2045 Plan Take Shape Through Our Series of Technical Reports

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Transportation News

We’re building the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), piece by piece. The heart of the plan is a series of technical reports that cover various parts of the vision for Central Florida transportation 25 years from now. Currently, there are 9 MTP technical reports in draft form posted on our website. These cover a variety…

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September 21, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Accepting Applications for Two Volunteer Groups

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged

Are you interested in transportation planning and looking for a way to get more involved? MetroPlan Orlando has several opportunities available. We’re taking applications for new members on the Community Advisory Committee and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. All these are volunteer positions. Volunteers attend regular meetings and have materials to read and evaluate…

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August 20, 2020

Future Fest will Explore Scenarios & What They Mean for Transportation in 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Safety, Transportation & Technology

Travel has been curtailed these days, but that won’t stop MetroPlan Orlando from offering a virtual trip through time to consider what Central Florida may be like 25 years from now — and how to get ready. Community outreach for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) continues with a national expert in future technology acting…

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August 17, 2020

2020 Annual Report Focuses on Goals for Transforming the Region

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Partnerships Shape Transportation Now and in the Future MetroPlan Orlando’s annual report, Decade of Transformation looks at Central Florida’s recent transportation accomplishments and the challenges that lie ahead. It also sets the stage for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), to be approved by our board this year. You can see the 2020 annual report…

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August 6, 2020

See How Health & Environment Figure into the 2045 Plan for the Region’s Transportation

Air Quality & Environment, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Central Florida’s unique natural setting and vibrant communities are key elements for its future. As we focus on the year 2045, one of MetroPlan Orlando’s planning goals is to protect the region’s public health and environmentally sensitive areas. To discuss how we’re shaping the 2045 Plan so that transportation has the desired positive effect, join…

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July 28, 2020

Help Shape the Vision for Central Florida Transportation in 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Public Meetings

The Presentation & Discussion Will Be Held at Two Sessions Planning Central Florida’s transportation system for the year 2045 offers a variety of opportunities and challenges. It’s not something our planning team can do alone. We need input and ideas from everyone in Central Florida to build a better system. This is the time to…

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June 12, 2020

Get a Preview of the Five-Year Transportation Plan at June 22 Virtual Public Meeting

Public Meetings, Transportation Improvement Program

You can make your voice heard on the region’s 5-year transportation work program without leaving the convenience or safety of your home. This year’s public meeting to discuss the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is set for 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, June 22, and will be conducted on Zoom. The meeting will include: • An overview…

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June 11, 2020

Metroplan Orlando, UCF & FDOT Receive Federal Grant to Study Traffic Safety

Transportation & Technology, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently awarded MetroPlan Orlando a $295,000 grant to support a safety strategy, as Central Florida works toward a goal of Zero Fatalities on Central Florida roads. The grant is one of only eight such awards nationwide for the coming fiscal year. In partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF)…

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May 11, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Welcomes Your Public Comments Before and During Virtual Meetings

Public Involvement, Public Meetings

Because of the continued need for physical distancing, we expect to continue virtual meetings. Learn more about our virtual meeting process here. As we continue discussing transportation planning online, we want to encourage members of the public to attend as observers and to make a public comments. You can make a public comment during the…

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April 14, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Offers Resources for Taking Part in Virtual Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

A new page on our website will guide board and committee members and the public through the virtual public meeting process at MetroPlan Orlando. All advisory committee and board meetings for the foreseeable future will be held virtually, to comply with physical distancing recommendations from the CDC because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MetroPlan Orlando is…

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