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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

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 of information, communication and technology to improve transportation. The committee…

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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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October 4, 2017

Get Updated on Regional Transportation with our Fall Newsletter

Newsletters

The fall edition of our digital newsletter has just been released, and here’s a look at some of what you’ll find there: Our 20th anniversary annual report and transportation timeline celebrate regional partnerships A MetroPlan Orlando volunteer received a big award Our Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study has advanced to the next phase Our partners…

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September 22, 2017

FDOT Schedules Public Hearing on Five-Year Work Program

Transportation News, Uncategorized

The Florida Department of Transportation District 5 will be hosting a week-long annual work program public hearing online, the week of Oct. 9 with an in-person hearing on Oct. 10, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the District 5 office, 719 South Woodland Blvd., Deland, FL 32720. FDOT representatives will be at the Oct. 10 hearing to…

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September 14, 2017

LYNX Public Workshops on the Future of Central Florida’s Bus Service

Uncategorized

You can help LYNX re-imagine transit service in Central Florida during a series of  Public Workshops on Sept. 19, 20 & 21. The first workshop will be held on Sept. 19 at Casselberry City Hall, followed by workshops at LYNX Central Station downtown on Sept. 20 and at Kissimmee city Hall on Sept. 21. All…

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September 13, 2017

Two Volunteer Positions Open on Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has two open positions: Citizen Advocate For-profit Operator Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the online application by close of business Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Find the TDLCB Membership Application here. Alternatively, you can print the form and send it by Oct. 13 via…

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September 6, 2017

Office Closed, Board Meeting Canceled Because of Hurricane Irma

Uncategorized

UPDATE: THE METROPLAN ORLANDO BOARD MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR 9 AM ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11. THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE MEETING WILL BE RESCHEDULED LATER. The MetroPlan Orlando office will be closed Friday, Sept. 8 through Monday, Sept. 11, because of Hurricane Irma. We tentatively will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 12. The MetroPlan Orlando Board and Personnel…

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July 27, 2017

RFP for State Legislative Consultant Services

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando invites interested parties to submit proposals for State of Florida Governmental Relations Services to represent the organization’s transportation interests before the State of Florida Legislature and its committees and before the executive branch of Florida government. MetroPlan Orlando is the Orlando Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties…

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July 20, 2017

Opening for Temporary Part-Time Communications Professional

Jobs & Internships

UPDATE as of 8/22/2017: This position has been filled. MetroPlan Orlando is seeking an enthusiastic, results-driven communication professional for a temporary, part-time position lasting approximately 10 months. The position will be required to work 15 hours per week. If you’re a detail-oriented, strategic thinker and want to work on projects that will impact transportation in…

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July 12, 2017

2017 Annual Report Looks at 20 Years of Leadership

Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando’s 2017 Report to the Community celebrates 20 years of transportation history in Central Florida. This year marks our 20th anniversary as an independent organization, and we’re calling the report 20 Years of Leadership. It’s true that many things change in two decades — but not our commitment to efficient, safe, technologically advanced transportation…

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