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April 26, 2019

Corrine Drive Report Posted in Advance of May 1 Meeting; Comment through May 31

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Since early 2017, the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study has focused on identifying a street design that better serves the community. Now, we think we have it. The study’s final report, which contains the recommended new design for the road, is posted here. We’ll share more plan materials, as well as a link to a…

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April 10, 2019

Students Can Apply for GIS Internship

Uncategorized

MetroPlan Orlando is accepting applications for a GIS Intern. Applicants must be current students pursuing degrees in Geographic Information Systems, Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation, or a related field with advanced GIS courses completed. This paid position will support GIS analysis, database development, and map production. The GIS Intern position will provide technical and administrative…

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March 7, 2019

Silver Star Road Complete Streets Study Public Meeting

Complete Streets, Public Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking public comment on a Complete Streets Study for Silver Star Road in Downtown Ocoee from West Franklin Street (west of SR 429) to Silver Star Road (east of Bluford Avenue). A public meeting and open house is scheduled for March 14 to get feedback on the preliminary Complete Streets concept plan….

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March 4, 2019

How Are We Doing? Be Part of Our Federal Certification with USDOT

Transportation News

Have you ever wanted to share your thoughts on transportation issues with representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)? Here’s your chance! Every four years, MetroPlan Orlando undergoes an important federal certification process to confirm that we are following all laws and regulations for transportation planning. The USDOT team will be visiting us on…

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February 19, 2019

We’re Seeking Applicants for Community Advisory Committee

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation News

Apply by March 22 to be considered for membership   UPDATE: Applications have closed. All applications submitted before the deadline will be considered by a subcommittee, which will  make a recommendation to the MetroPlan Orlando Board. Official appointments are expected May 8. Are you interested in transportation planning? Here’s your chance to get more involved….

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January 23, 2019

Region Focuses on Pedestrian Safety as 2019 Report Is Released

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Local elected officials and pedestrian safety advocates are constantly evaluating efforts to make Central Florida’s streets safer for people who walk. Regional efforts have been ongoing for more than a decade, with a concerted push since the 2012 formation of the Best Foot Forward (BFF) Coalition for Pedestrian Safety. This coalition includes local government officials,…

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January 8, 2019

Cameras to Measure Bike and Pedestrian Traffic in Two Corridors

Safety

MetroPlan Orlando placed two video cameras temporarily on Orange County roads during the first week of 2019. The cameras are set to measure bicycle and pedestrian traffic at spots on South Orange Avenue and Curry Ford Road. Data the cameras collect will help compare movements on high-crash corridors that have bike lanes to similar roads…

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December 12, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Requests Proposals for Strategic Planning Services

RFPs

UPDATE: The RFP Selection Committee for this RFP has met and ranked proposals. Please see the Doing Business with Us section of our website for updated information. 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…

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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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