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March 27, 2018

Search for Next MetroPlan Orlando Executive Director Under Way

Jobs & Internships, MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board’s Personnel Committee is conducting a search for an Executive Director, to take over after Harry Barley retires from the organization’s top position this summer. The search is being managed by Slavin Management Consultants, an executive search firm. The Executive Director works with board members, staff and regional partners to advance the…

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March 16, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks Planning Intern for Summer 2018

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando will be providing a summer internship opportunity between May-August 2018 to support its Health in all Transportation Policies initiative. The exact dates will be determined when a person is selected for the position. This is a full-time position (37.5 hours/week). We are seeking someone with a background in transportation planning or community health…

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February 15, 2018

Transportation Think-In Gets Community Conversations Started

Transportation News

  UPDATE 3/21/18: We now have posted the full report from the Transportation Think-In. Check it out to learn more about how we are thinking deeper on transportation, health and sustainability. Learn more here. We recently asked about 60 community leaders to discuss how transportation can support health, environmental sustainability, and resiliency in Central Florida….

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January 25, 2018

Give Feedback Online for Preliminary Corrine Drive Design Concepts

Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando is offering ideas for three overall designs — each with a variation – to make Corrine Drive a complete street. We’re asking for your reaction in an online forum. At Neighborland.com/CorrineDrive, you can see the 6 design concept drawings, read their descriptions, and get comparative data about each idea. You can go through…

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December 28, 2017

Get Updated on Regional Transportation with Our Winter Newsletter

Newsletters

The Winter 2017 edition of our digital newsletter has just been released, and here’s a look at some of what you’ll find there: 2018 MetroPlan Orlando Board and Committee Officers Elected $11.9 Million Federal Grant Will Help Test Smart Cities Programs SunTrax Facility Being Constructed in Polk County LYNX Launches Customer Apps Transportation Disadvantaged Public…

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December 14, 2017

Osceola Cmsr. Cheryl Grieb to be 2018 Chairman of MetroPlan Orlando Board

MetroPlan Orlando Board

  The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected its Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb as chairman for 2018. She served as 2017 vice-chairman. Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke was elected as vice-chairman. He served as secretary-treasurer during 2017. He also serves as chair of the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari will…

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December 13, 2017

We’re Seeking New Members for Our Community Advisory Committee; Apply by January 12

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees

Are you interested in getting more involved in transportation planning? Here’s your chance – we’re filling three vacancies on our Community Advisory Committee: one multimodal advocate (voting seat) and two non-voting alternates. Non-voting alternates will be full participants in committee discussions and meetings. The committee provides citizen input to the transportation planning process and strives…

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November 8, 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks Executive Search Consultant

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to aid in the recruitment of an Executive Director. A qualified firm must demonstrate the ability to conduct a national search for highly qualified candidates as well as assist the organization with other aspects of the recruitment process as described in the scope of services. See full…

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October 13, 2017

Community Advocate’s Seat Opens on the TSMO Advisory Committee

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

UPDATE: The application deadline for this volunteer position has passed. If you’re interested in the technological end of transportation planning, here’s an opportunity to get involved. Consider applying to be the Community Advocate for our Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO) Advisory Committee. TSMO is an emerging discipline in transportation planning. It advances the use…

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October 5, 2017

Central Florida Gets $11.9 Million to Test Smart Cities Transportation Technology

Safety, Transportation News, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

Central Florida will advance several intelligent transportation system technologies aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety and easing congestion, thanks to a nearly $12 million federal grant. The Federal Highway Administration just awarded $11.9 million to a team of experts from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the University of Central Florida (UCF), and MetroPlan Orlando to…

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