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October 2, 2019

Best Foot Forward Coalition Expands to Seminole County

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Launch Event Brings 17 Partners Together to Build Support for Pedestrian Safety Effort The Best Foot Forward coalition has brought its campaign to make Central Florida streets safer for pedestrians to Seminole County. To kick off the expansion, a ceremony was held in conjunction with International Walk to School Day that highlighted the importance of…

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September 13, 2019

North Florida Transportation Expert to Discuss Regional Data Exchange

Transportation & Technology, Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando will host a talk by Jeff Sheffield, Executive Director of the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), on “Data Exchange” Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9:30-11 a.m. Mr. Sheffield has recently focused on implementing the North Florida TPO’s Smart Region Master Plan that uses technology to collect, analyze and apply data from many sources to…

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September 12, 2019

National transit expert encourages Central Florida to expand its transportation options

Transportation News

Paul Skoutelas, president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), shared lessons from his 40-year career in transit at yesterday’s MetroPlan Orlando Board meeting. He leads an association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations, including all types of public transportation. APTA’s goal is to bring more funding to public…

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May 30, 2019

Public Meeting for 5-Year Plan June 17 at Downtown Library

Public Meetings, Transportation News

Transportation Improvement Program Public Meeting. June 17, 2019 Orange Public Library

A public meeting will be held June 17 on the proposed 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The meeting will be in the Cypress Room on the third floor of the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd. in downtown Orlando. Parking is available at street meters nearby or in the city-owned garage directly across from…

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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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April 26, 2019

Corrine Drive Report Posted in Advance of May 1 Meeting; Comment through May 31

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Corrine Drive Final Report and Recommended design

Since early 2017, the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study has focused on identifying a street design that better serves the community. Now, we think we have it. The study’s final report, which contains the recommended new design for the road, is posted here. We’ll share more plan materials, as well as a link to a…

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March 4, 2019

How Are We Doing? Be Part of Our Federal Certification with USDOT

Transportation News

How to comment. Email, tag on twitter or call

Have you ever wanted to share your thoughts on transportation issues with representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)? Here’s your chance! Every four years, MetroPlan Orlando undergoes an important federal certification process to confirm that we are following all laws and regulations for transportation planning. The USDOT team will be visiting us on…

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February 19, 2019

We’re Seeking Applicants for Community Advisory Committee

MetroPlan Orlando Advisory Committees, Transportation News

Apply by March 22 to be considered for membership   UPDATE: Applications have closed. All applications submitted before the deadline will be considered by a subcommittee, which will  make a recommendation to the MetroPlan Orlando Board. Official appointments are expected May 8. Are you interested in transportation planning? Here’s your chance to get more involved….

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January 23, 2019

Region Focuses on Pedestrian Safety as 2019 Report Is Released

Complete Streets, Safety, Transportation News

Local elected officials and pedestrian safety advocates are constantly evaluating efforts to make Central Florida’s streets safer for people who walk. Regional efforts have been ongoing for more than a decade, with a concerted push since the 2012 formation of the Best Foot Forward (BFF) Coalition for Pedestrian Safety. This coalition includes local government officials,…

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December 4, 2018

FDOT District 5 Sets Online Public Hearing for Dec. 10-14

Transportation News

The Florida Dept. of Transportation, District 5, will hold a week-long Online Public Hearing for its new work program beginning Monday, Dec. 10, and ending Friday, December 14. There are three ways to participate in the hearing: A video about the tentative five year work program for fiscal years 2020-2024 will be posted for viewing…

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