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December 30, 2019

TDLCB Accepting Applications for 2 Volunteer Positions

Transportation Disadvantaged

UPDATE 1/16/2020: THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THESE POSITIONS HAS CLOSED. The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) is accepting applications for two positions: Citizen Advocate member, who is an ACCESS LYNX system user; and representative for people with disabilities. Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the online application by close of business…

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December 20, 2019

Get Updated on Regional Transportation with Our Winter Newsletter

Newsletters

The Winter 2019 edition of our digital newsletter has just been released, and here’s a look at some of what you’ll find there: • Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties Weigh in on Connected & Automated Vehicles in Central Florida • 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Outreach Begins • Newly Elected 2020 Board Members • Four…

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December 11, 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Officers for 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Board

The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected Seminole County Cmsr. Bob Dallari as its chairman for 2020. During the election, held at the board’s Dec. 11 meeting, members also elected Osceola County Cmsr. Viviana Janer as vice chairwoman and Orange County Cmsr. Mayra Uribe as secretary-treasurer. Cmsr. Dallari succeeds Orange County Cmsr. Betsy VanderLey, who served…

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December 10, 2019

Central Floridians Weigh In On Connected and Automated Vehicle Readiness

Public Involvement, Transportation & Technology, Transportation News, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

Attendees at a recent series of workshops showed interest and enthusiasm for Connected & Automated Vehicles (CAVs), while voicing some concerns about the region’s readiness for the technology on public roads. Three Connected & Automated Vehicle (CAV) Readiness Study Workshops – one each in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties – were aimed at increasing awareness…

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November 26, 2019

You Can Help Us Get the Word Out about the 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

We need your help, as we prepare for community outreach across the region to shape the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), our long-range planning document that is updated every five years. We have begun offering information about how the plan will be developed, and 2020 will be focused on listening to what you have to…

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November 20, 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Board to Vote on Amendments to 2 Plans

Long Range Transportation Plan, MetroPlan Orlando Board

UPDATE: The MetroPlan Orlando Board approved these amendments and modifications at the Dec. 11 meeting. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will vote at its Dec. 11 meeting on amendments and modifications to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and to the Project Priority List (PPL). Public comments on these changes are welcome. People who want…

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October 3, 2019

Corrine Drive Study Completed; Project Ready for Next Phase

Uncategorized

The Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study is finished. The final piece is an examination of public feedback on the recommended design. The Community Feedback Report summarizes responses of 500 people who shared their thoughts between May 1 and May 31, 2019, the official comment period on the plan. The project will now be handed over…

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October 2, 2019

Best Foot Forward Coalition Expands to Seminole County

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Launch Event Brings 17 Partners Together to Build Support for Pedestrian Safety Effort The Best Foot Forward coalition has brought its campaign to make Central Florida streets safer for pedestrians to Seminole County. To kick off the expansion, a ceremony was held in conjunction with International Walk to School Day that highlighted the importance of…

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October 2, 2019

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Provides Forum For Rider Feedback

Public Meetings, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will hold its annual Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting on Thursday November 21, 2019. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex. The yearly meeting gives those who are transportation disadvantaged an opportunity to offer feedback on ACCESS LYNX.  Public comments…

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September 13, 2019

North Florida Transportation Expert to Discuss Regional Data Exchange

Transportation & Technology, Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando will host a talk by Jeff Sheffield, Executive Director of the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), on “Data Exchange” Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9:30-11 a.m. Mr. Sheffield has recently focused on implementing the North Florida TPO’s Smart Region Master Plan that uses technology to collect, analyze and apply data from many sources to…

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