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November 19, 2021

Board to Consider 2045 Plan Amendment for Griffin Park Complete Streets Project

Complete Streets, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

A proposed amendment to the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, which would advance a Complete Streets project in the Griffin Park neighborhood, is open for public comments. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will take up the proposal at its December 8 meeting. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the…

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October 25, 2021

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Set for Nov. 18

Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged, Transportation News

Participants Can Join and Comment Online at Meeting with Limited In-Person Attendance The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will conduct its annual public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. The purpose of the annual public meeting is to get input on ACCESS LYNX paratransit service in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. The…

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October 15, 2021

Proposed Revisions to 2045 Plan Available for Public Comment

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

The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider amending the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at its Nov. 10 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 October and November 2021. A summary of…

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October 6, 2021

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Quotes for Graphic Design and Videography Services

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking qualified consultants for two contracts: Graphic Design and Videography. These consultants will provide work on an as-needed basis under three-year contracts. Quote packages and samples of work pertaining to both contracts must be submitted digitally. All quote packages for both contracts must be received by Thursday, November 4 at noon. Questions…

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October 1, 2021

2021 Annual Report Remembers Unprecedented Year and Looks to 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando’s new annual report, Fast Forward, looks back at a year of unparalleled change that called for us to immediately adapt. Our organization, like many others, started working remotely, engaging more online with the public, and convening virtually with our board and committee members. These things did not slow the momentum we needed to…

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September 23, 2021

Video Shows Why You Should Take the Pledge for Rail Safety

Safety, Transit

SunRail Lets the Public See What Train Engineers See, and It’s Really Scary To remind Central Floridians not to stop or walk on train tracks, SunRail has launched a new “Never Will I Ever” campaign. This video — released as part of Rail Safety Week 2021, Sept. 20-26 — shows how reckless some travelers are…

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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

**Requests for proposals has ended. ** 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…

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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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