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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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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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August 20, 2020

Future Fest will Explore Scenarios & What They Mean for Transportation in 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Safety, Transportation & Technology

Travel has been curtailed these days, but that won’t stop MetroPlan Orlando from offering a virtual trip through time to consider what Central Florida may be like 25 years from now — and how to get ready. Community outreach for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) continues with a national expert in future technology acting…

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August 17, 2020

2020 Annual Report Focuses on Goals for Transforming the Region

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Partnerships Shape Transportation Now and in the Future MetroPlan Orlando’s annual report, Decade of Transformation looks at Central Florida’s recent transportation accomplishments and the challenges that lie ahead. It also sets the stage for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), to be approved by our board this year. You can see the 2020 annual report…

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August 6, 2020

See How Health & Environment Figure into the 2045 Plan for the Region’s Transportation

Air Quality & Environment, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Central Florida’s unique natural setting and vibrant communities are key elements for its future. As we focus on the year 2045, one of MetroPlan Orlando’s planning goals is to protect the region’s public health and environmentally sensitive areas. To discuss how we’re shaping the 2045 Plan so that transportation has the desired positive effect, join…

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