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October 10, 2018

Paratransit Survey Asks Riders About Their Experiences

Public Meetings, Transportation Disadvantaged

We need help from paratransit riders in evaluating ACCESS LYNX service for the disadvantaged in our community — including individuals with physical and economic challenges, senior citizens, and others who are unable to use traditional bus services. MetroPlan Orlando designates the Community Transportation Coordinator (ACCESS LYNX) and is responsible for oversight of paratransit service throughout…

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September 18, 2018

Volunteer Position Open on Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board

Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has an open position for a member to represent the elderly (over age 60). Persons interested in this volunteer position should fill out the online application by close of business Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Find the TDLCB Membership Application here. Alternatively, you can print the form and…

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May 10, 2018

May TDLCB Meeting Rescheduled for June 7

Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. on June 7. This meeting originally was scheduled for May 10, but had to be changed. The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) focuses on transportation needs of the disadvantaged in our community, including individuals with physical and economic challenges and senior citizens facing…

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September 13, 2017

Two Volunteer Positions Open on Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has two open positions: Citizen Advocate For-profit Operator Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the online application by close of business Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Find the TDLCB Membership Application here. Alternatively, you can print the form and send it by Oct. 13 via…

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December 2, 2016

Video Shows How Transportation Disadvantaged Program Works

Transportation Disadvantaged

It’s important to provide transportation options for everyone in our community, including those who are unable to transport themselves or purchase needed transportation because of physical or mental disability, income status or age. MetroPlan Orlando — through the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) — and ACCESS LYNX work together to bring mobility to Orange,…

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November 2, 2016

Seeking Applicants for Two Open Volunteer Seats on TDLCB by Nov. 30

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has two open positions: Citizen advocate representative who is an ACCESS LYNX user  Representative of the disabled community Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the  application below and send it by close of business Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 via email to TDLCBapplication@MetroPlanOrlando.com or by…

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October 17, 2016

TDLCB Hearing on Nov. 10 Will Include Riders Forum and Resource Fair

Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will hold its annual public hearing as part of a Transportation Disadvantaged Riders Forum. The public hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the TDLCB’s regular meeting will immediately follow the hearing. The event will take place at the Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex, 99 E. Marks St.,…

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October 14, 2015

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Hearing Scheduled for Nov. 12

Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will hold its annual public hearing at 10 a.m., on Thursday, November 12, and the TDLCB’s regular meeting will immediately follow the hearing. The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) was created to identify local service needs and serves as an advisor to ACCESS LYNX, the paratransit service for…

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July 22, 2014

Changes in Medical Transportation Policies Affect Medicaid Recipients

Transportation Disadvantaged

As a result of the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program, created by the Florida Legislature, changes arrive Aug. 1 to the ways some Central Florida Medicaid recipients will receive transportation services. Most Florida Medicaid recipients were required to enroll in the Managed Medicaid Assistance (MMA) program to continue receiving services. The program is overseen by…

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