Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Board & Committees

Q. Can I attend the board and/or committee meetings?

Q. Does MetroPlan Orlando provide special accommodations for my disability or language needs?

Q. Where can I access a copy of the current roster, agenda or minutes?


General

Q. How can I become involved?

Q. How is MetroPlan Orlando funded?

Q. I’m doing some research. Where can I find statistics for my report?

Q. Is MetroPlan Orlando a governmental agency?

Q. Is MetroPlan Orlando involved with other MPOs across Central Florida?

Q. My e-mails to MetroPlan Orlando addresses are getting bounced back to me. Can I get put on an e-mail safe list?

Q. What does MetroPlan Orlando do?

Q. What is an MPO?

Q. Who serves on the MetroPlan Orlando board of directors?


MetroPlan Office

Q. Where can I park?

Q. Where is MetroPlan Orlando’s office and how can I get there?


Planning

Q. Are there future plans for mass transit in Central Florida?

Q. What is MetroPlan Orlando doing to ensure the safety of motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists?

Q. Where can I obtain a copy of transportation plans?


Board & Committees


Q. Can I attend the board and/or committee meetings?
A. Yes, the public is invited to attend all board and/or committee meetings. For a listing of upcoming meetings, please click here to visit our Calendar of Events. 
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Q. Does MetroPlan Orlando provide special accommodations for my disability or language needs? 
A. Absolutely. MetroPlan Orlando adheres to the provisions of Title VI  of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination in any program receiving federal assistance, and relevant provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We are happy to make accommodations for any person with a disability who would like to attend our meetings. MetroPlan Orlando also makes accommodations for persons needing assistance or materials in other languages. Please call (407) 481-5672 and let us know about your needs at least two days prior to a meeting or event.  | Back To Top


Q. Where can I access a copy of the current roster, agenda or minutes?
A. Click here to visit our board and committees page. Then, select the roster/agenda/minutes from the respective board or committee. | Back To Top


General


Q. How can I become involved?
A. It’s easy. To receive transportation updates from MetroPlan Orlando, join our mailing list by using the newsletter sign up form on the bottom of this page.  Also, you can click here to visit our calendar. All of our meetings and events are open to the public. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook| Back To Top


Q. How is MetroPlan Orlando funded?
A. Our funding partners include: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, City of Altamonte Springs, City of Apopka, City of Kissimmee, City of Orlando, City of Sanford, Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX), Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority and Sanford Airport Authority.  Learn more on our financial reports page. | Back To Top


Q. I’m doing some research. Where can I find statistics for my report?
A. You can find a wide variety of information in our research section. Our Tracking the Trends report may be of particular interest to you, as it lists transportation trends from the past several years. If you need additional assistance, please send an e-mail to info@metroplanorlando.com or call (407) 481-5672. | Back To Top


Q. Is MetroPlan Orlando a governmental agency?
A. MetroPlan Orlando is a quasi-governmental agency that is government funded and has elected officials on the board of directors. Therefore, we are subject to Florida Sunshine Laws. | Back To Top


Q. Is MetroPlan Orlando involved with other MPOs across Central Florida?
A. Yes, MetroPlan Orlando is part of the Central Florida MPO Alliance. Click here for more information on the Alliance. | Back To Top


Q. My e-mails to MetroPlan Orlando addresses are getting bounced back to me. Can I get put on an e-mail safe list?
A. Yes, we do have an e-mail safe list. If you would like to be added, please send an e-mail to safelist@metroplanorlando.com with "Add" as the subject. You will be notified via e-mail when your address has been officially added to the list. | Back To Top


Q. What does MetroPlan Orlando do?
A. MetroPlan Orlando provides the forum for local elected officials and transportation experts to work together to improve mobility for Central Florida residents, businesses and visitors. Learn more in our About Us page.  | Back To Top


Q. What is an MPO?
A. An MPO, or metropolitan planning organization, is a local organization created by federal legislation to increase local governments’ input regarding where and how transportation dollars will be spent. | Back To Top


Q. Who serves on the MetroPlan Orlando board of directors?
A. Local elected officials from Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties, the largest cities in the region and representatives from the region’s transportation operating agencies. Learn more on our board page. | Back To Top


MetroPlan Office


Q. Where can I park?
A. Although we are located on Robinson Street, parking is not available. However, we have a parking garage on the other side of our building (along Ridgewood Street). Click here for directions.  | Back To Top


Q. Where is MetroPlan Orlando’s office and how can I get there?
A. Our office is located in downtown Orlando along Lake Eola on Robinson Street in Landmark Center I (one of the two mirrored blue buildings). The street address is 315 E. Robinson Street, Suite 355, Orlando, FL 32801. We are located on the 3rd floor to the left when you step off of the elevator.  Click here for directions.  | Back To Top


Planning


Q. Are there future plans for mass transit in Central Florida?
A. Yes. Currently, the Orlando Urban Area has only one form of mass transit: bus. However, there are two types of rail coming to Central Florida – commuter rail and high speed rail.  Visit our rail page to learn more. | Back To Top


Q. What is MetroPlan Orlando doing to ensure the safety of motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists?
A. Safety conscious planning, a proactive approach that seeks to develop strategies that make it more difficult for crashes to happen, has been an ongoing priority for MetroPlan Orlando. | Back To Top


Q. Where can I obtain a copy of transportation plans?
A. Visit our plans section to learn more about MetroPlan Orlando’s transportation plans such as the five-year Transportation Improvement Program and the 20-year Long Range Transportation Plan.  | Back To Top

Please submit a contact form if you have further questions or feel free to call our office at 407-481-5672.