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May 31, 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Host to Central Florida’s first TransitScreen

Transportation News

Visitors to the MetroPlan Orlando office now have access to a simple, singular display of real-time travel information. Our lobby hosts Central Florida’s first TransitScreen, a type of civic technology that shares up-to-date information about the five different transportation options around our downtown location. The TransitScreen is a pilot program for one year and is…

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May 12, 2017

Public Hearing June 5 on Amendment to 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan & Draft TIP

Long Range Transportation Plan, Public Involvement, Transportation News

UPDATE: The public hearing is over, but written comments on both plans may still be submitted. See instructions below. A public hearing will be held on a proposed amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 5, in the MetroPlan Orlando Boardroom, 250 S. Orange Ave., Suite 200, Orlando,…

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May 10, 2017

Seminole County Public Schools Wins 2017 Clean Air Award

Air Quality & Environment

We presented the 2017 Clean Air Award to Seminole County Public Schools Transportation Services this week. The district is systematically converting diesel buses to propane and realizing a carbon energy savings of 6.4 million pounds. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari, who chairs the MetroPlan Orlando Board presented the trophy at a Seminole school board meeting…

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April 22, 2017

Survey Asks How to Improve Transportation on Corrine Drive

Complete Streets, Transportation News

  UPDATE AS OF 5/31/2017: The opinion survey is now closed. Please check our study page CorrineDriveStudy.org for more information about public involvement opportunities related to the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study. We want your ideas on transportation along Corrine Drive. As part of our public outreach for the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study, we’re…

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April 21, 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Board to Consider Amendment to 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan

Long Range Transportation Plan

UPDATE (5/10/2017): The MetroPlan Orlando Board unanimously approved this amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider a proposed amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan during its May 10 meeting. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise is requesting approval of the amendment to the 2040 Plan to include removal of…

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March 1, 2017

Proposals Sought for General Planning Consultant Contract

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, technical and graphical tasks are required by Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) and Fixing Americas Surface Transportation (FAST-Act). Sealed proposals must be…

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February 16, 2017

Calling all Clean Air Champions: Nominations Open for 2017 Award

Air Quality & Environment

Please consider nominating an organization that contributes to better air quality in Central Florida for the 2017 Clean Air Award. Each year in May, a business or organization receives the Clean Air Award from MetroPlan Orlando and the Central Florida Clean Air Team. Judging is based on innovation and uniqueness, direct or indirect effort to…

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February 9, 2017

Slideshow of Transportation Leaders and Inventors Celebrates African-American History Month

Uncategorized

February’s MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting featured a slideshow of some of the noteworthy African-Americans who have contributed to the transportation industry through their leadership or creativity. The slides, assembled by the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida, celebrate a long legacy of inventions, leadership and invention. Take a look at…

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February 3, 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks Fiscal Manager

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking a Fiscal Manager to work within the Department of Finance & Administration. This is a highly professional position primarily responsible for the daily accounting and finance functions of the organization. This position is responsible for maintaining the accounting records including accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, depreciation, and month-end/year-end closing. In addition,…

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January 12, 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Launches Updated Website

Public Involvement

It’s a new year, and we have a new website. You’ll still find all the information and features you enjoyed on our previous site, but we’ve added some things and rearranged our information so it’s easier to use. We now have .org in our site name and email addresses, which we think suits our role…

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