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September 21, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Accepting Applications for Two Volunteer Groups

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged

Are you interested in transportation planning and looking for a way to get more involved? MetroPlan Orlando has several opportunities available. We’re taking applications for new members on the Community Advisory Committee and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. All these are volunteer positions. Volunteers attend regular meetings and have materials to read and evaluate…

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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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July 28, 2020

Help Shape the Vision for Central Florida Transportation in 2045

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

The Presentation & Discussion Will Be Held at Two Sessions Planning Central Florida’s transportation system for the year 2045 offers a variety of opportunities and challenges. It’s not something our planning team can do alone. We need input and ideas from everyone in Central Florida to build a better system. This is the time to…

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May 11, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Welcomes Your Public Comments Before and During Virtual Meetings

Public Involvement, Public Meetings

Because of the continued need for physical distancing, we expect to continue virtual meetings. Learn more about our virtual meeting process here. As we continue discussing transportation planning online, we want to encourage members of the public to attend as observers and to make a public comments. You can make a public comment during the…

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April 14, 2020

MetroPlan Orlando Offers Resources for Taking Part in Virtual Meetings

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

A new page on our website will guide board and committee members and the public through the virtual public meeting process at MetroPlan Orlando. All advisory committee and board meetings for the foreseeable future will be held virtually, to comply with physical distancing recommendations from the CDC because of the COVID-19 pandemic. MetroPlan Orlando is…

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March 12, 2020

Our Transportation Youth Activity Books Are A Hit

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

Planning the future and looking at ways to move people around the region takes a lot of discussion, and that includes input from our youngest Central Floridians. When we engage with kids, we hear some of the most innovative suggestions – such as flying bikes, jetpacks, and “wall-climbing boots” – for travel in the year…

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December 10, 2019

Central Floridians Weigh In On Connected and Automated Vehicle Readiness

Public Involvement, Transportation & Technology, Transportation News, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

Attendees at a recent series of workshops showed interest and enthusiasm for Connected & Automated Vehicles (CAVs), while voicing some concerns about the region’s readiness for the technology on public roads. Three Connected & Automated Vehicle (CAV) Readiness Study Workshops – one each in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties – were aimed at increasing awareness…

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November 26, 2019

You Can Help Us Get the Word Out about the 2045 Plan

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

We need your help, as we prepare for community outreach across the region to shape the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), our long-range planning document that is updated every five years. We have begun offering information about how the plan will be developed, and 2020 will be focused on listening to what you have to…

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July 25, 2019

Please Review Our 2 Draft Public Participation Plans

Public Involvement

You’re invited to read and comment on two draft plans for building public participation in all our transportation planning activities. We’re looking for comments by Sept. 10, 2019, and there are three ways to give us your feedback on either or both plans. Our 2019 Public Participation Plan will guide public involvement for the next…

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