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April 30, 2021

Take Our Survey Today and Help Keep Central Florida Moving

Public Involvement, Transportation News

What are your transportation challenges today and opinions of what tomorrow’s transportation might be like? Please take 10 minutes to let us know through our survey! Transportation is essential for accessing so many things in Central Florida –medical care, employment, education, and community services, to name a few. MetroPlan Orlando wants to hear about your…

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November 24, 2020

Board to Take Action on 2045 Plan at Dec. 9 Meeting

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Public Meetings, Transportation News

The final draft of the 2045 Plan is available for review. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will take action on the plan on December 9. The public comment period at the meeting will be the last opportunity to comment on the plan.   The 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan is the long-term vision for how Central Florida’s…

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October 16, 2020

We Want to Hear Your Opinions on the 2045 Plan by November 20

MetroPlan Orlando Board, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Transportation News, Uncategorized

A virtual tour of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan will get you up to speed. There are several ways to comment, including at a public meeting on November 9. We want to show you the future of transportation in Central Florida and find out what you think about it. The draft 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan –…

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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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October 1, 2020

Watch the 2045 Plan Take Shape Through Our Series of Technical Reports

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Public Involvement, Transportation News

We’re building the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), piece by piece. The heart of the plan is a series of technical reports that cover various parts of the vision for Central Florida transportation 25 years from now. Currently, there are 9 MTP technical reports in draft form posted on our website. These cover a variety…

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August 20, 2020

Future Fest will Explore Scenarios & What They Mean for Transportation in 2045

Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), Safety, Transportation & Technology

Travel has been curtailed these days, but that won’t stop MetroPlan Orlando from offering a virtual trip through time to consider what Central Florida may be like 25 years from now — and how to get ready. Community outreach for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) continues with a national expert in future technology acting…

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June 11, 2020

Metroplan Orlando, UCF & FDOT Receive Federal Grant to Study Traffic Safety

Transportation & Technology, Transportation Systems Management & Operations

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently awarded MetroPlan Orlando a $295,000 grant to support a safety strategy, as Central Florida works toward a goal of Zero Fatalities on Central Florida roads. The grant is one of only eight such awards nationwide for the coming fiscal year. In partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF)…

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Adjustments to MetroPlan Orlando Meetings & Operations

Transportation News

MetroPlan Orlando is doing its part to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following mitigation strategies and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adjustments have been made to meetings in March and early April to reduce personal contact: 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Working Group scheduled for March 19 at 9:30 a.m….

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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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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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