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February 15, 2022

READ AND COMMENT ON PROPOSED REVISIONS TO 2045 PLAN BY MARCH 7

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider amending the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at its March 9 meeting, and members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed plan revisions. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the months of February and March 2022. Changes to the plan…

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November 19, 2021

Board to Consider 2045 Plan Amendment for Griffin Park Complete Streets Project

Complete Streets, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

A proposed amendment to the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, which would advance a Complete Streets project in the Griffin Park neighborhood, is open for public comments. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will take up the proposal at its December 8 meeting. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the…

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October 15, 2021

Proposed Revisions to 2045 Plan Available for Public Comment

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)

The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider amending the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at its Nov. 10 meeting, and members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed plan revisions. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the months of October and November 2021. A summary of…

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October 1, 2021

2021 Annual Report Remembers Unprecedented Year and Looks to 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando’s new annual report, Fast Forward, looks back at a year of unparalleled change that called for us to immediately adapt. Our organization, like many others, started working remotely, engaging more online with the public, and convening virtually with our board and committee members. These things did not slow the momentum we needed to…

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May 13, 2021

Review and Comment on Proposed Revisions to 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando is proposing revisions to the 2045 Plan. The updates to the Cost Feasible Plan and Congestion Management Process will help us proactively comply with state and federal long range planning requirements by better reflecting the five-year Transportation Improvement Program in the 2045 Plan. Updates are also being proposed to address feedback from local…

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March 9, 2021

Plenty of Work Ahead in Region’s Push for Pedestrian Safety

Complete Streets, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Safety

A 2020 Dip in Fatalities Follows Record Year of Deaths Central Florida experienced a drop in pedestrian crash fatalities in 2020, after a 22% spike in fatalities from 2018-2019. The 2020 dip (29%) is largely attributed to changing traffic patterns as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. As the region begins to emerge from the pandemic…

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December 9, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Board Approves 2045 Plan, Elects 2021 Officers

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Transportation News

At its Dec. 9 meeting, the MetroPlan Orlando Board adopted the Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the year 2045 and elected officers for 2021. Osceola County Cmsr. Viviana Janer will serve as chairwoman of the board during the next year. Vice Chairwoman will be Orange County Cmsr. Mayra Uribe. The board’s Secretary/Treasurer will be Cmsr. Bob…

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November 24, 2020

Board to Take Action on 2045 Plan at Dec. 9 Meeting

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Public Meetings, Transportation News

The final draft of the 2045 Plan is available for review. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will take action on the plan on December 9. The public comment period at the meeting will be the last opportunity to comment on the plan.   The 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan is the long-term vision for how Central Florida’s…

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October 16, 2020

We Want to Hear Your Opinions on the 2045 Plan by November 20

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Transportation News, Uncategorized

A virtual tour of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan will get you up to speed. There are several ways to comment, including at a public meeting on November 9. We want to show you the future of transportation in Central Florida and find out what you think about it. The draft 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan –…

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October 1, 2020

Watch the 2045 Plan Take Shape Through Our Series of Technical Reports

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Transportation News

We’re building the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), piece by piece. The heart of the plan is a series of technical reports that cover various parts of the vision for Central Florida transportation 25 years from now. Currently, there are 9 MTP technical reports in draft form posted on our website. These cover a variety…

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