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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

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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October 18, 2018

MetroPlan Orlando 2018 Report Focuses on People Behind the Plans

Public Involvement

The 2018 MetroPlan Orlando annual report spotlights the people who make our organization’s regional transportation planning efforts work. Titled Powered By People, the report features our new Executive Director Gary Huttmann, AICP, as well as MetroPlan Orlando Board Chairwoman Osceola Cmsr. Cheryl Grieb, and the rest of our staff. We also have a tribute to…

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January 25, 2018

Give Feedback Online for Preliminary Corrine Drive Design Concepts

Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando is offering ideas for three overall designs — each with a variation – to make Corrine Drive a complete street. We’re asking for your reaction in an online forum. At Neighborland.com/CorrineDrive, you can see the 6 design concept drawings, read their descriptions, and get comparative data about each idea. You can go through…

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July 12, 2017

2017 Annual Report Looks at 20 Years of Leadership

Public Involvement

MetroPlan Orlando’s 2017 Report to the Community celebrates 20 years of transportation history in Central Florida. This year marks our 20th anniversary as an independent organization, and we’re calling the report 20 Years of Leadership. It’s true that many things change in two decades — but not our commitment to efficient, safe, technologically advanced transportation…

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May 12, 2017

Public Hearing June 5 on Amendment to 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan & Draft TIP

Long Range Transportation Plan, Public Involvement, Transportation News

UPDATE: The public hearing is over, and the period to submit written comments has passed. The MetroPlan Orlando Board approved the amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan at the June 14 board meeting. The draft Transportation Improvement Program will be considered at the July 12 board meeting. A public hearing will be held…

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