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May 18, 2022

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for Traffic Signal Retiming Consultant

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide traffic signal retiming in the MetroPlan Orlando area. The purpose of this contract is to provide MetroPlan Orlando with professional services for needed corridor retiming efforts. Questions should be directed to rfp@MetroPlanOrlando.org , no later than noon, June 2, 2022. Sealed proposals must be submitted…

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May 3, 2022

Now Accepting Applications for Regional Planning Intern

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando will be providing a summer internship opportunity between June-August 2022. The ideal candidate will provide both technical and administrative assistance in support of MetroPlan Orlando’s regional transportation planning activities. The exact dates will be determined when a person is selected for the position. This is a full-time position (37.5 hours/week) paying $15.00/hour. We…

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April 29, 2022

Taking Steps to Put Pedestrians and Safety First

Complete Streets, Safety

MetroPlan Orlando plans transportation in the Central Florida region, encompassing three counties, Orange, Osceola and Seminole. This includes projects that focuses on pedestrian safety for walkers and bicyclists who also share the road with drivers to get to their destination. The Pedestrian Safety Projects video is a 6-minute exploration into three projects that involve planning…

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April 8, 2022

Best Foot Forward Celebrates 10 Years

Transportation News

The inaugural Best Foot Forward Summit 2022 brought together steering committees, transportation, and local government agency partners to celebrate the program’s 10-year anniversary. It all began in 2012 when Best Foot Forward (BFF) was established with a goal to educate Central Floridians about the life saving importance of pedestrian safety. Within a decade of the program’s…

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April 5, 2022

Position Open for Transportation Planner

Jobs & Internships

**This job posting is closed.** We’re hiring! MetroPlan Orlando is seeking a Transportation Planner to assist in transportation activities and on special projects as identified in the Unified Planning Work Program. Duties also include promoting public awareness of the current state of transportation issues and informing elected officials and the public on the status of…

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March 3, 2022

Tell Us About Your ACCESS LYNX Ride

Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged

If you use ACCESS LYNX paratransit service, we’d like to hear about your experiences. We have launched a survey to see how customers think paratransit service in Central Florida meets their needs. The 5-minute questionnaire asks riders for specific information about their most recent trip on the service. You can access the survey here. MetroPlan…

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February 23, 2022

New Health Strategic Plan Guides How Transportation Can Improve Community Health

Air Quality & Environment, Complete Streets, Health

MetroPlan Orlando’s new Health Strategic Plan marks a milestone in tying transportation and community health goals together. The plan explores how transportation planning impacts public health and what our organization can do to improve the health of our region. MetroPlan Orlando has ramped up its efforts to consider health in all transportation policies over the…

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February 15, 2022

READ AND COMMENT ON PROPOSED REVISIONS TO 2045 PLAN BY MARCH 7

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider amending the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at its March 9 meeting, and members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed plan revisions. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the months of February and March 2022. Changes to the plan…

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January 28, 2022

Rock Springs Road & West Orange Trail Route Alternatives Survey Now Open

Complete Streets, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

The first virtual public meeting for the Rock Springs Road and West Orange Trail Extension Studies garnered a lot of feedback and questions from the public on January 27. A live presentation of the route alternatives for both studies was given and attendees were able to engage with the study team during a lively Q&A…

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December 28, 2021

MetroPlan Orlando Needs Volunteers for Community Advisory and Transportation Disadvantaged Groups

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Disadvantaged, Transportation News

Are you interested in transportation planning and looking for a way to get more involved? MetroPlan Orlando is taking applications for new members on the Community Advisory Committee and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. People in these volunteer positions attend regular meetings and have materials to read and evaluate in between meetings. Prospective members…

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