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April 21, 2017

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

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 one project previously assumed to be committed for funding, addition of an unfunded need to the funded…

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April 3, 2017

Survey Asks How to Improve Transportation on Corrine Drive

Complete Streets, Transportation News

We want your ideas on transportation along Corrine Drive. As part of our public outreach for the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study, we’re conducting a survey through May 30 inviting participants to share visions for what an ideal Corrine might look like. We’re calling that your #CorrineWishList. You can take the survey here. MetroPlan Orlando…

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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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January 10, 2017

Central Florida’s Pedestrian Safety Efforts Show Results — and Leave Much to Do

Safety

Pedestrian safety has been a priority among transportation partners in Central Florida for several years, and these efforts have started moving results in the right direction. While there is much more work to be done, the region remains dedicated to improving conditions for walking. The latest edition of a report that ranks pedestrian safety in…

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December 14, 2016

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Officers for 2017

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected its officers for 2017. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari will serve as chairman. Cmsr. Dallari served as vice-chairman in 2016. Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb was elected vice-chairman for 2017. She served as 2016 secretary-treasurer. Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke was elected as secretary-treasurer. He served as chair of…

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December 2, 2016

Video Shows How Transportation Disadvantaged Program Works

Transportation Disadvantaged

It’s important to provide transportation options for everyone in our community, including those who are unable to transport themselves or purchase needed transportation because of physical or mental disability, income status or age. MetroPlan Orlando — through the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) — and ACCESS LYNX work together to bring mobility to Orange,…

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