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December 12, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for Strategic Planning Services

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to develop the agency’s new Strategic Plan. This Request for Proposals (RFP) will lead to the selection of a consultant to lead the agency’s strategic planning process. It is expected that this RFP will be used to engage with the selected consultant directly, with the scope of…

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December 12, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposal for Study on Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Readiness

RFPs

MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide support for staff to conduct an evaluation of the readiness of the local counties and cities for the emergence of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVS). The consultant will produce a final comprehensive report that provides an industry review of current nationwide CAV deployments and standards;…

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December 12, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Officers for 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected Orange County Cmsr. Betsy VanderLey as its chairwoman for 2019. During the election, held at the board’s Dec. 12 meeting, members also elected Seminole County Cmsr. Bob Dallari as vice chairman and Osceola Cmsr. Viviana Janer as secretary-treasurer. Cmsr. VanderLey succeeds Osceola County Cmsr. Cheryl Grieb, who served as…

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December 4, 2018

FDOT District 5 Sets Online Public Hearing for Dec. 10-14

Transportation News

The Florida Dept. of Transportation, District 5, will hold a week-long Online Public Hearing for its new work program beginning Monday, Dec. 10, and ending Friday, December 14. There are three ways to participate in the hearing: A video about the tentative five year work program for fiscal years 2020-2024 will be posted for viewing…

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November 20, 2018

Report Looks at Link Between SunRail and Real Estate Development

Transit

MetroPlan Orlando recently partnered with Florida State University to study the relationship between recently built housing and retail development near SunRail stations and the commuter rail system’s ridership. The report is titled “Transit-Oriented Development and SunRail Riders: What’s the Connection?” Researchers sought to identify who lives and works near SunRail stations while determining what factors…

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October 27, 2018

Please Tell Us How We Did on the 2018 Report

Uncategorized

We want your opinion. By now, we hope you have had a chance to look at Powered By People, our 2018 Report to the Community. We’d like to hear what you think. Do you feel like you know us better? Did the report help you understand more about what we do? Do you have ideas…

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October 18, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando 2018 Report Focuses on People Behind the Plans

Public Involvement

The 2018 MetroPlan Orlando annual report spotlights the people who make our organization’s regional transportation planning efforts work. Titled Powered By People, the report features our new Executive Director Gary Huttmann, AICP, as well as MetroPlan Orlando Board Chairwoman Osceola Cmsr. Cheryl Grieb, and the rest of our staff. We also have a tribute to…

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October 15, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks Senior Planner

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking a Senior Planner/Project Manager.  The person in this position will manage transportation planning, forecasting model activities and transportation consulting services on specialized projects identified in the Unified Planning Work Program.  Duties also include managing technical studies, consultant teams, and internal staff. Visit our Jobs page for more information about responsibilities, qualifications,…

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October 10, 2018

Paratransit Survey Asks Riders About Their Experiences

Public Meetings, Transportation Disadvantaged

We need help from paratransit riders in evaluating ACCESS LYNX service for the disadvantaged in our community — including individuals with physical and economic challenges, senior citizens, and others who are unable to use traditional bus services. MetroPlan Orlando designates the Community Transportation Coordinator (ACCESS LYNX) and is responsible for oversight of paratransit service throughout…

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September 18, 2018

Volunteer Position Open on Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board

Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has an open position for a member to represent the elderly (over age 60). Persons interested in this volunteer position should fill out the online application by close of business Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Find the TDLCB Membership Application here. Alternatively, you can print the form and…

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