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September 22, 2022

Survey Now Open: Share Your Opinions on Rock Springs Rd. & West Orange Trail Extension Recommendations

Complete Streets, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

Are you interested in transportation in Apopka? Here’s your final chance to share your opinions on recommendations for the future of the Rock Springs Road area and extensions to the West Orange Trail. Take the survey by October 20 at bit.ly/RSRWOTSurvey3 (please note: this URL is case sensitive). Recommendations Unveiled AT PUBLIC MEETING On September…

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September 20, 2022

UPDATE: Location Is Changed for the Sept. 22 In-Person Public Meeting in Apopka

Complete Streets, Public Involvement, Safety

PLEASE NOTE: The in-person meeting will be at Apopka City Hall. The presentation on recommended changes for Rock Springs Road and extensions to the West Orange Trail will be available in person or online, and participants can ask questions. A proposal to make changes to Rock Springs Road and Sandpiper Street in Apopka, and to…

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September 12, 2022

MetroPlan Orlando Accepting Applications for Transportation Disadvantaged Group

Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged

Are you interested in improving transportation for the most vulnerable members of our community – the elderly, disabled, or economically disadvantaged? MetroPlan Orlando is taking applications for several seats on the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB). The TDLCB coordinates transportation needs of the physically challenged and economically disadvantaged in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties…

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March 3, 2022

Tell Us About Your ACCESS LYNX Ride

Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged

If you use ACCESS LYNX paratransit service, we’d like to hear about your experiences. We have launched a survey to see how customers think paratransit service in Central Florida meets their needs. The 5-minute questionnaire asks riders for specific information about their most recent trip on the service. You can access the survey here. MetroPlan…

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February 15, 2022

READ AND COMMENT ON PROPOSED REVISIONS TO 2045 PLAN BY MARCH 7

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider amending the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at its March 9 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 February and March 2022. Changes to the plan…

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January 28, 2022

Rock Springs Road & West Orange Trail Route Alternatives Survey Now Open

Complete Streets, Public Involvement, Public Meetings

The first virtual public meeting for the Rock Springs Road and West Orange Trail Extension Studies garnered a lot of feedback and questions from the public on January 27. A live presentation of the route alternatives for both studies was given and attendees were able to engage with the study team during a lively Q&A…

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November 19, 2021

Board to Consider 2045 Plan Amendment for Griffin Park Complete Streets Project

Complete Streets, MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement

A proposed amendment to the region’s 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, which would advance a Complete Streets project in the Griffin Park neighborhood, is open for public comments. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will take up the proposal at its December 8 meeting. The proposed revisions also will be presented to MetroPlan Orlando’s advisory committees in the…

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October 25, 2021

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Set for Nov. 18

Public Involvement, Transportation Disadvantaged, Transportation News

Participants Can Join and Comment Online at Meeting with Limited In-Person Attendance The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will conduct its annual public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. The purpose of the annual public meeting is to get input on ACCESS LYNX paratransit service in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. The…

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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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July 8, 2021

Fascinating Findings from 2021 Regional Transportation Survey

Public Involvement, Transit, Transportation News

A Taste of What’s in the Survey Report: Most say transportation system about “average.” Almost 1 in 5 say they exceed speed limits regularly. Majority support making communities friendly to cyclists, pedestrians. The 2021 Regional Transportation Survey Report shares opinions from more than 3,000 Central Floridians on a variety of topics –  including transportation habits…

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