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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Adjustments to MetroPlan Orlando Meetings & Operations

Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando is doing its part to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following mitigation strategies and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adjustments have been made to meetings in March and early April to reduce personal contact: 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Working Group scheduled for March 19 at 9:30 a.m….

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March 12, 2020

Our Transportation Youth Activity Books Are A Hit

Public Involvement

Planning the future and looking at ways to move people around the region takes a lot of discussion, and that includes input from our youngest Central Floridians. When we engage with kids, we hear some of the most innovative suggestions – such as flying bikes, jetpacks, and “wall-climbing boots” – for travel in the year…

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January 30, 2020

Regional Goals & Objectives Lay the Groundwork for 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)

The technical side of the 2045 Plan is coming into focus, as we launch a section of our website dedicated to the plan. Planning for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) starts by laying out five overarching goals, each with its own objectives, based on reviews of federal, state, and local plans, along with public…

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January 15, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for General Planning Consultant

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide support for staff on various transportation planning functions relating to its Unified Planning Work Program. Many of these planning and technical tasks are required by the Fixing Americas Surface Transportation (FAST-Act). Questions should be directed to rfp@MetroPlanOrlando.org , no later than noon, January 30, 2020….

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December 30, 2019

TDLCB Accepting Applications for 2 Volunteer Positions

Transportation Disadvantaged

UPDATE 1/16/2020: THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THESE POSITIONS HAS CLOSED. The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) is accepting applications for two positions: Citizen Advocate member, who is an ACCESS LYNX system user; and representative for people with disabilities. Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the online application by close of business…

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December 20, 2019

Get Updated on Regional Transportation with Our Winter Newsletter

Newsletters

The Winter 2019 edition of our digital newsletter has just been released, and here’s a look at some of what you’ll find there: • Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties Weigh in on Connected & Automated Vehicles in Central Florida • 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Outreach Begins • Newly Elected 2020 Board Members • Four…

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December 11, 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Officers for 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected Seminole County Cmsr. Bob Dallari as its chairman for 2020. During the election, held at the board’s Dec. 11 meeting, members also elected Osceola County Cmsr. Viviana Janer as vice chairwoman and Orange County Cmsr. Mayra Uribe as secretary-treasurer. Cmsr. Dallari succeeds Orange County Cmsr. Betsy VanderLey, who served…

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December 10, 2019

Central Floridians Weigh In On Connected and Automated Vehicle Readiness

Public Involvement, Transportation & Technology, Transportation News, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

Attendees at a recent series of workshops showed interest and enthusiasm for Connected & Automated Vehicles (CAVs), while voicing some concerns about the region’s readiness for the technology on public roads. Three Connected & Automated Vehicle (CAV) Readiness Study Workshops – one each in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties – were aimed at increasing awareness…

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November 26, 2019

You Can Help Us Get the Word Out about the 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

We need your help, as we prepare for community outreach across the region to shape the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), our long-range planning document that is updated every five years. We have begun offering information about how the plan will be developed, and 2020 will be focused on listening to what you have to…

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November 20, 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Board to Vote on Amendments to 2 Plans

Long Range Transportation Plan, MetroPlan Orlando Board

UPDATE: The MetroPlan Orlando Board approved these amendments and modifications at the Dec. 11 meeting. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will vote at its Dec. 11 meeting on amendments and modifications to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and to the Project Priority List (PPL). Public comments on these changes are welcome. People who want…

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