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October 13, 2020

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Set for Nov. 12

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 Nov. 12 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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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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December 30, 2019

TDLCB Accepting Applications for 2 Volunteer Positions

Transportation Disadvantaged

UPDATE 1/16/2020: THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THESE POSITIONS HAS CLOSED. The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) is accepting applications for two positions: Citizen Advocate member, who is an ACCESS LYNX system user; and representative for people with disabilities. Persons interested in these volunteer positions should fill out the online application by close of business…

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October 2, 2019

Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting Provides Forum For Rider Feedback

Public Meetings, Transportation Disadvantaged

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) will hold its annual Transportation Disadvantaged Public Meeting on Thursday November 21, 2019. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex. The yearly meeting gives those who are transportation disadvantaged an opportunity to offer feedback on ACCESS LYNX.  Public comments…

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April 26, 2019

Citizen Advocate Position Open on Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation Disadvantaged, Transportation News

The Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board (TDLCB) currently has an open volunteer position for a Citizen Advocate member. Applicants do not have to be paratransit system users. Persons interested in this volunteer position should fill out the online application by close of business Friday, May 31, 2019. Find the TDLCB Membership Application here. Alternatively, you…

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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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