Press Releases


MetroPlan Orlando Board Approves Year 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan

6/13/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News, Press Releases
The MetroPlan Orlando Board has approved a Long Range Transportation Plan stressing safety, multi-modal transportation  and a conservative fiscal…

Orange County Public Schools Named Winner of the Clean Air Award for 2014

Technology, outreach and efficiency helped Orange County Public Schools win the 2014 Clean Air Award. Honorable Mentions are Get Ready Central Florida -…

Central Florida Clean Air Team Seeks Entries for the 2014 Clean Air Award

Nominate an organization you think contributes to better air quality for the 2014 Clean Air Award.  The Central Florida Clean Air Team is requesting…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Leads Roundtable at MetroPlan Orlando

1/31/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News, Press Releases
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx talked with about 30 local leaders on topics ranging from SunRail Phase II to infrastructure funding at MetroPlan…

Board Approves $5.9B, 40-year Funding Plan for I-4 Ultimate Project

7/10/2013 | Filed Under: Transportation News, Breaking News, Press Releases
MetroPlan Orlando Board's approval of public-private partnership plan allows FDOT to build the project 20 years sooner than through traditional funding…

Casselberry Gets 2013 Clean Air Award for Its Compressed Work Week

The City of Casselberry's Compressed Work Week has won the 2013 Clean Air Award.  The Central Florida Clean Air Team presents this award annually to an…

MetroPlan Orlando Teams with UCF on Survey about Transportation Issues

MetroPlan Orlando is partnering with the University of Central Florida to conduct a survey about Central Florida's transportation issues, and we would like…

MetroPlan Orlando Bike Ride Supports Completion of a Coast-to-Coast Trail

5/9/2013 | Filed Under: Transportation News, Press Releases
MetroPlan Orlando's board voted May 8 to officially back the proposed Coast-to-Coast Connector trail linking Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts.  On May…

The Wekiva Parkway Project Is Preparing to Move Forward

6/30/2012 | Filed Under: Transportation News, Press Releases
Wekiva Parkway is progressing, after an agreement was signed to build the 25-mile parkway that would complete the beltway around metropolitan Orlando. 

reThink Honored with 2012 Clean Air Award

reThink contributes to better air quality by promoting options for commuters, such as carpooling, vanpooling and telecommuting.