Developed every two years and updated annually to identify target goals and objectives to be accomplished by MetroPlan Orlando staff, the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) serves as the annual budget. The UPWP describes work elements to be performed, indicating local agency work participation and sources of funding. You can review the current UPWP here:
CATEGORIES IN THE UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM
There are eight major categories in the Unified Planning Work Program:
Administration: This section includes those functions necessary for proper management of the transportation planning process on a continuing basis. Work tasks include program management and administration.
Data Collection: This section includes tasks required to provide a continuous monitoring of travel characteristics and factors affecting travel in Central Florida. Tasks include a traffic counting program, crash surveillance and analysis, transit ridership monitoring and systems inventory studies.
Transportation Improvement Program: This section includes tasks that implement the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). This includes both the five-year Transportation Improvement Program and the prioritized project list which includes projects that are more than five years out.
Long Range Transportation Plan: This section includes tasks that address transportation issues on a system-wide basis, such as the Long Range Transportation Plan, congestion management planning, intermodal planning, transit and paratransit planning, air quality planning and bicycle and pedestrian facilities planning.
Special Project Planning: Tasks in this section include conducting specific detailed planning activities that are requested from time to time during the year by the MetroPlan Orlando Board. These are conducted on an as-needed basis.
Regional Planning: This section includes work throughout the region for intergovernmental and interagency studies as well as regional transportation planning and coordination.
Public Participation: This section includes activities necessary to ensure a proactive public process that provides information, timely public notice, and early and continuing involvement of the public in developing transportation plans.
Systems Planning: This section includes tasks that address transportation issues on a system-wide basis, such as the Long Range Transportation Plan, congestion management planning, intermodal planning, transit and paratransit planning, air quality and bicycle and pedestrian facilities planning.
UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM ARCHIVE
Visit our archives to view Unified Planning Work Programs from previous years.