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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

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 to make public comments can speak at the Dec. 11 MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting, which…

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October 3, 2019

Corrine Drive Study Completed; Project Ready for Next Phase

Uncategorized

The Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study is finished. The final piece is an examination of public feedback on the recommended design. The Community Feedback Report summarizes responses of 500 people who shared their thoughts between May 1 and May 31, 2019, the official comment period on the plan. The project will now be handed over…

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October 2, 2019

Best Foot Forward Coalition Expands to Seminole County

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Launch Event Brings 17 Partners Together to Build Support for Pedestrian Safety Effort The Best Foot Forward coalition has brought its campaign to make Central Florida streets safer for pedestrians to Seminole County. To kick off the expansion, a ceremony was held in conjunction with International Walk to School Day that highlighted the importance of…

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October 2, 2019

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Provides Forum For Rider Feedback

Public Meetings, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will hold its annual Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting on Thursday November 21, 2019. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex. The yearly meeting gives those who are transportation disadvantaged an opportunity to offer feedback on ACCESS LYNX.  Public comments…

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September 13, 2019

North Florida Transportation Expert to Discuss Regional Data Exchange

Transportation & Technology, Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando will host a talk by Jeff Sheffield, Executive Director of the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), on “Data Exchange” Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9:30-11 a.m. Mr. Sheffield has recently focused on implementing the North Florida TPO’s Smart Region Master Plan that uses technology to collect, analyze and apply data from many sources to…

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September 12, 2019

National transit expert encourages Central Florida to expand its transportation options

Transportation News

Paul Skoutelas, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), shared lessons from his 40-year career in transit at yesterday’s MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting. He leads an association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations, including all types of public transportation. APTA’s goal is to bring more funding to public…

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August 30, 2019

Storm Closure – MetroPlan Orlando Office Closed

Uncategorized

The MetroPlan Orlando office will have a two-day, storm closure on Tuesday and Wednesday. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 5.

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July 25, 2019

Please Review Our 2 Draft Public Participation Plans

Public Involvement

You’re invited to read and comment on two draft plans for building public participation in all our transportation planning activities. We’re looking for comments by Sept. 10, 2019, and there are three ways to give us your feedback on either or both plans. Our 2019 Public Participation Plan will guide public involvement for the next…

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July 18, 2019

How Ready is Central Florida for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles?

Transportation Systems Management & Operations

  MetroPlan Orlando is leading a study on how ready Central Florida is for the arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on public roads and will be providing periodic updates and public outreach on the topic. A connected vehicle (CV) uses wireless communications to exchange information with nearby vehicles, infrastructure, and mobile devices, while…

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