November 20, 2018

Report Looks at Link Between SunRail and Real Estate Development


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


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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September 5, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks General Planning Consultant


MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide support for staff to accomplish various transportation planning functions relating to its Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Many of these tasks are required by Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) and the Fixing Americas Surface Transportation (FAST-Act). The work involves assistance to…

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July 11, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando Board Names Next Executive Director

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando’s Deputy Executive Director Gary Huttmann will become executive director, beginning Sept. 1. The agency’s board approved the leadership change at its July 11 meeting. Mr. Huttmann, who has been with the organization for seven years, will replace Harold W. Barley, who is retiring after 22 years in the top post. “This is an…

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June 12, 2018

Survey Looking for Opinions from SunRail Station Neighborhoods

Transportation News

Do you live or work within a 10-minute walk of  a SunRail station? If so, we want to hear from you! We are studying how SunRail has influenced development around station areas. You don’t have to currently ride SunRail to share your opinions. Please take the survey by June 25, 2018: This study on…

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May 15, 2018

Public Hearing Set for Draft Transportation Improvement Program

Public Meetings, Transportation News

UPDATE: The public hearing has concluded, but the comment period is open until 5 p.m. on June 25. See information below on how to view materials and comment. A public hearing will be held Monday, June 11, on the proposed 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). MetroPlan Orlando is seeking input on the region’s five-year transportation…

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