News

September 10, 2021

Possible Causes of Cyclist Crashes Are Focus of MetroPlan Orlando Research

Safety

Direction, intersections, and speed. Those factors stand out in data on motorist crashes with bicyclists in Central Florida. MetroPlan Orlando recently completed research on factors most likely to contribute to such crashes, using regional streets with different cycling conditions. Research results are contained in a new white paper on our website, Bicycling Facilities, Crash Types,…

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August 25, 2021

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for General Planning Consultant

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide support on various transportation planning functions relating to its Unified Planning Work Program. Many of these planning and technical tasks are required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST-Act). Questions should be directed to rfp@MetroPlanOrlando.org , no later than noon, September 8, 2021. Sealed proposals…

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July 8, 2021

Fascinating Findings from 2021 Regional Transportation Survey

Public Involvement, Transit, Transportation News

A Taste of What’s in the Survey Report: Most say transportation system about “average.” Almost 1 in 5 say they exceed speed limits regularly. Majority support making communities friendly to cyclists, pedestrians. The 2021 Regional Transportation Survey Report shares opinions from more than 3,000 Central Floridians on a variety of topics –  including transportation habits…

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July 6, 2021

Meetings Return to MetroPlan Orlando Office

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Public Meetings

Members of the Public Can Still Join & Comment Virtually After more than 16 months of virtual meetings, the MetroPlan Orlando Board and advisory committees are returning to our office in downtown Orlando. Click here for directions to our office. We look forward to welcoming our board and committee members back safely and are following…

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June 10, 2021

Register for Lunchtime Webinar about Transportation Improvement Program on June 21

Public Involvement, Public Meetings, Transportation Improvement Program, Transportation News

You’ll have a chance to find out more about the region’s draft 5-year transportation work program and let us know what you think at a lunchtime webinar. A virtual public meeting to discuss the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is set for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, June 21, and will be conducted on Zoom. The…

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June 8, 2021

Offer Your Thoughts and Get Updates on Two Studies in Apopka

Complete Streets, Transportation News

Please take the survey by July 16 to make your voice heard. If you live, work, or play in the Apopka area, you can share your ideas on how to improve travel near Rock Springs Road and on portions of the West Orange Trail. Please take our survey today by clicking here. The survey closes…

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May 13, 2021

Review and Comment on Proposed Revisions to 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando is proposing revisions to the 2045 Plan. The updates to the Cost Feasible Plan and Congestion Management Process will help us proactively comply with state and federal long range planning requirements by better reflecting the five-year Transportation Improvement Program in the 2045 Plan. Updates are also being proposed to address feedback from local…

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April 30, 2021

Take Our Survey Today and Help Keep Central Florida Moving

Public Involvement, Transportation News

What are your transportation challenges today and opinions of what tomorrow’s transportation might be like? Please take 10 minutes to let us know through our survey! Transportation is essential for accessing so many things in Central Florida –medical care, employment, education, and community services, to name a few. MetroPlan Orlando wants to hear about your…

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April 7, 2021

Survey Opens for 10th Street Study in St. Cloud

Complete Streets, Public Involvement

Do you walk, bike, take the bus, or drive down 10th Street in St. Cloud? The survey is now closed, but study updates will be given as information becomes available. The 10th Street Study seeks to enhance the travel and safety of residents and visitors on this important east-west connector in St. Cloud, from US…

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March 17, 2021

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for Audit Services

RFPs

**Requests for proposals has ended on April 6, 2021.** MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified certified public accountants to provide auditing services. Questions should be directed to RFP@MetroPlanOrlando.org and received no later than 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Sealed proposals must be submitted by mail or in person to: MetroPlan Orlando, Finance Department,…

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