Transportation News


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…

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…

The Safety of Pedestrians Continues to be Critical Concern for Central Florida

5/20/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
A new report citing dangerous conditions for pedestrians in Central Florida underscores the importance of pedestrian safety efforts across the region.

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 -…

ALL Aboard for the Opening Day of SunRail's Commuter Train Service

5/1/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
Excitement built for months as our region prepared for its first commuter rail service, and the opening showed just how big SunRail's fan club is.

MetroPlan Orlando Seeks Proposals for General Planning Consultant Services

4/29/2014 | Filed Under: Transportation News
MetroPlan Orlando is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide support for staff on various transportation planning functions relating to its…

May 1 Will Kick Off Two Weeks of Free SunRail Service in Central Florida

4/23/2014 | Filed Under: Rail Transportation News
SunRail, the region's commuter rail service is innovative, comfortable and FREE for the first two weeks of service, beginning on May 1.