Transportation News


MetroPlan Orlando Board Elects Its Slate of New Officers to Serve in 2015

12/10/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
The MetroPlan Orlando Board has elected officers to lead the transportation planning organization during 2015. Kissimmee Mayor Jim Swan will serve as MetroPlan…

MetroPlan Orlando Offers Spring Transportation Planning Internships

12/2/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando will offer two qualified students Transportation Planning internships this spring. The internships will allow thstudents to assist staff with…

We Bid Farewell to Mayor John Land -- Valuable Board Member and Friend

11/24/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando joins with many across the region in mourning the loss of former Apopka Mayor John Land, who died recently. Among his civic contributions was…

Cyclists, You Can Help MetroPlan Orlando Improve Biking in Our Region

10/7/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando partners with Strava.com to get information on cycling in our area. Strava is a free application that helps cyclists track trips with GPS…

All Aboard Florida Seeks Comment on Draft Environmental Statement

9/26/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
The Federal Railroad Administration is accepting public comments on the All Aboard Florida Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The report provides analysis…

FDOT and I-4 Mobility Partners Complete Financial Closing on I-4 Ultimate Project

9/10/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
FDOT has completed a commercial and financial close on the $2.3 billion I-4 Ultimate reconstruction. The project blazes trails in public-private partnership…

We Need Your Help to Make Accurate Area Bicycle & Pedestrian Counts

8/15/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando needs volunteers in early September to count pedestrians and bicyclists around the area. Volunteers get T-shirts, water bottles and other…

Changes in Medical Transportation Policies Affects Medicaid Recipients in the Region

Changes began Aug. 1 in how some Central Florida Medicaid recipients get transportation. Some trips previously arranged on ACCESS LYNX are now handled by…

Study Measures Attitudes About Quality of Life and Transportation in Central Florida

7/14/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
A new study looks at Central Floridians' values, priorities and views of the future. The project measures attitudes on a range of topics, focusing heavily on…

Tracking the Trends Report Demonstrates How Regional Transportation Has Changed

7/11/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando's annual report on trends in the region's transportation is available online.  Tracking the Trends: A Transportation System Indicator…