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August 6, 2020

See How Health & Environment Figure into the 2045 Plan for the Region’s Transportation

Air Quality & Environment, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Central Florida’s unique natural setting and vibrant communities are key elements for its future. As we focus on the year 2045, one of MetroPlan Orlando’s planning goals is to protect the region’s public health and environmentally sensitive areas. To discuss how we’re shaping the 2045 Plan so that transportation has the desired positive effect, join…

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July 28, 2020

Help Shape the Vision for Central Florida Transportation in 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Public Meetings

The Presentation & Discussion Will Be Held at Two Sessions Planning Central Florida’s transportation system for the year 2045 offers a variety of opportunities and challenges. It’s not something our planning team can do alone. We need input and ideas from everyone in Central Florida to build a better system. This is the time to…

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June 15, 2020

July Board and MAC Meetings Rescheduled to June

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Public Meetings

The July 8th MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting has been rescheduled to June 29 at 9 a.m., and the July 2nd Municipal Advisory Committee (MAC) meeting has been rescheduled to June 25 at 8:30 a.m. Both will be held as virtual meetings. Information on how the public can join these meetings can be found on MetroPlan…

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June 12, 2020

Get a Preview of the Five-Year Transportation Plan at June 22 Virtual Public Meeting

Public Meetings, Transportation Improvement Program

You can make your voice heard on the region’s 5-year transportation work program without leaving the convenience or safety of your home. This year’s public meeting to discuss the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is set for 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, June 22, and will be conducted on Zoom. The meeting will include: • An overview…

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June 11, 2020

Metroplan Orlando, UCF & FDOT Receive Federal Grant to Study Traffic Safety

Transportation & Technology, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently awarded MetroPlan Orlando a $295,000 grant to support a safety strategy, as Central Florida works toward a goal of Zero Fatalities on Central Florida roads. The grant is one of only eight such awards nationwide for the coming fiscal year. In partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF)…

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May 11, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Welcomes Your Public Comments Before and During Virtual Meetings

Public Involvement, Public Meetings

Because of the continued need for physical distancing, we expect to continue virtual meetings. Learn more about our virtual meeting process here. As we continue discussing transportation planning online, we want to encourage members of the public to attend as observers and to make a public comments. You can make a public comment during the…

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May 6, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for Traffic Signal Retiming Consultant

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide traffic signal retiming in the MetroPlan Orlando area. The purpose of this contract is to provide MetroPlan Orlando with professional services for needed corridor retiming efforts. Questions should be directed to rfp@MetroPlanOrlando.org , no later than noon, May 20, 2020. Sealed proposals must be submitted…

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April 14, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Offers Resources for Taking Part in Virtual Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

A new page on our website will guide board and committee members and the public through the virtual public meeting process at MetroPlan Orlando. All advisory committee and board meetings for the foreseeable future will be held virtually, to comply with physical distancing recommendations from the CDC because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MetroPlan Orlando is…

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Adjustments to MetroPlan Orlando Meetings & Operations

Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando is doing its part to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following mitigation strategies and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adjustments have been made to meetings in March and early April to reduce personal contact: 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Working Group scheduled for March 19 at 9:30 a.m….

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March 12, 2020

Our Transportation Youth Activity Books Are A Hit

Public Involvement

Planning the future and looking at ways to move people around the region takes a lot of discussion, and that includes input from our youngest Central Floridians. When we engage with kids, we hear some of the most innovative suggestions – such as flying bikes, jetpacks, and “wall-climbing boots” – for travel in the year…

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