The 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan has been amended several times since its original adoption on December 9, 2015. See below for more information on the amendments and modifications.
Orange County and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Modifications
The MetroPlan Orlando Board unanimously approved two modifications during its meeting on March 13, 2019. These modifications include requests from Orange County and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise to add projects and project phases that can now be reasonably funded in the cost-feasible element of the 2040 LRTP. No projects were removed from the Cost Feasible Plan in order to include the new projects.
Transportation Improvement Program – Budget Allocation Cost Details
The MetroPlan Orlando Board unanimously approved an amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) during its meeting on December 12, 2018. This amendment incorporates the 2016-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) into the budget allocation table located in the LRTP appendix. The Adopted LRTP Document includes all programed and committed projects, this amendment adds cost details by phase that weren’t included previously. In accordance with 23 CFR 450 .322(a), and discussed in the November 2012 FHWA/FTA LRTP expectations letter, the LRTP must show projects and funding for the entire time period covered by the LRTP, from the base year to the horizon year. This amendment does not remove any projects assumed to be Cost Feasible by 2040.
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This performance-based planning addendum was adopted in phases by unanimous votes of the the MetroPlan Orlando Board.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) jointly finalized new rules to improve coordination of transportation planning by metropolitan planning organizations across the nation. The rule promotes more effective regional prioritization of multi-modal investments through better coordination among local governments and MetroPlan Orlando.
MetroPlan Orlando, through the assistance of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Committee, and Community Advisory Committee (CAC) developed a framework that incorporates the rules developed by FHWA and FTA. The process addresses critical regional needs and establishes targets for measuring success.
The Planning Process presentation below summarizes the performance measures and targets MetroPlan Orlando will use to develop the next list of priority projects, and the Long Range Transportation Plan Addendum summarizes how this process will be used with the adopted Long Range Transportation Plan and development of the Prioritized Project List.
Local Projects And REVISED COST FEASIBLE TABLE
The MetroPlan Orlando Board unanimously approved an amendment during its meeting on June 14, 2017. This amendment includes requests from several local government partners to add projects that can now be reasonably funded to the cost-feasible portion of the 2040 LRTP. These amendments are accomodated in the revised cost feasible table. The revised table meets the new LRTP reporting requirements outlined in federal legislation to include project cost by phase in Year of Expenditure (YOE) dollars. The six new projects requested can be included into the cost feasible plan using the anticipated revenues currently in the plan. No projects have been removed from the Cost Feasible Plan in order to include the new projects.
florida’s turnpike enterprise amendment
The MetroPlan Orlando Board unanimously approved an amendment during its meeting, May 10, 2017. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) requested approval of an amendment to the 2040 LRTP to include removal of one project previously assumed to be committed for funding, addition of an unfunded need to the funded list, a new corridor PD&E Study in East Orlando, and three interchange modifications. FTE has incorporated the projects into planning and programming documents, and this amendment ensures consistency with the Long Range Transportation Plan.