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September 12, 2019

National transit expert encourages Central Florida to expand its transportation options

Transportation News

Paul Skoutelas, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), shared lessons from his 40-year career in transit at yesterday’s MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting. He leads an association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations, including all types of public transportation. APTA’s goal is to bring more funding to public…

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August 30, 2019

Storm Closure – MetroPlan Orlando Office Closed

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The MetroPlan Orlando office will have a two-day, storm closure on Tuesday and Wednesday. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 5.

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July 25, 2019

Please Review Our 2 Draft Public Participation Plans

Public Involvement

You’re invited to read and comment on two draft plans for building public participation in all our transportation planning activities. We’re looking for comments by Sept. 10, 2019, and there are three ways to give us your feedback on either or both plans. Our 2019 Public Participation Plan will guide public involvement for the next…

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July 18, 2019

How Ready is Central Florida for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles?

Transportation Systems Management & Operations

  MetroPlan Orlando is leading a study on how ready Central Florida is for the arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on public roads and will be providing periodic updates and public outreach on the topic. A connected vehicle (CV) uses wireless communications to exchange information with nearby vehicles, infrastructure, and mobile devices, while…

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July 1, 2019

Two Positions Open for Transportation Planners

Jobs & Internships

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking two Transportation Planners. These positions work within the Department of Transportation Planning. Applicants will be considered for both open positions. Job responsibilities include: • Assist with the integration of freight, goods and services mobility planning into the transportation planning process • Act as a resource person for the region concerning matters…

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June 4, 2019

Join our Transportation Systems Management and Operations Advisory Committee

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

See the future of transporation planning graphic

Are you interested in getting more involved in transportation planning? Here’s your chance. We are looking for a Community Advocate for our Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Advisory Committee. TSMO is an emerging discipline in transportation planning that uses information, communication and technology to improve surface transportation. The committee is structured to include interests…

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May 31, 2019

Communications Coordinator to Join Community Outreach & Public Information Team

Jobs & Internships

Graphic for website looking for creative Communication Coordinator

Do you have a talent for creating visual, engaging content? MetroPlan Orlando is seeking a communications coordinator to join its community outreach and public information team. Ideal candidates will have at least two years of experience in communications, public relations, or digital media. Creativity, proficiency in digital communication tools, and the ability to work independently…

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May 31, 2019

MetroPlan Orlando Has Opening for Transportation Planner

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Want to joing our team? We're looking for a Transporation Planner. Find out more at MetroPlanOrlando.org

MetroPlan Orlando is seeking a Transportation Planner. This position works within the Department of Transportation Planning; specifically Transportation System Management & Operations. Job duties include performing and providing technical assistance to local and state agency officials as well as their consultants. This will include providing guidance and training in the use of a regional crash…

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May 30, 2019

Public Meeting for 5-Year Plan June 17 at Downtown Library

Public Meetings, Transportation News

Transportation Improvement Program Public Meeting. June 17, 2019 Orange Public Library

A public meeting will be held June 17 on the proposed 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The meeting will be in the Cypress Room on the third floor of the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. in downtown Orlando. Parking is available at street meters nearby or in the city-owned garage directly across from…

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May 30, 2019

Clean Air Commute Blog: The Not-So-Accidental LYNX Rider

Air Quality & Environment

The clean air commute blog, stories about getting to work

About half of MetroPlan Orlando staff members get to work some way other than driving alone – at least one day a week. As we close out the month of May — recognized as Clean Air Month, a time to examine how habits affect the environment – some of our staffers are sharing stories from…

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