Public Hearing June 5 on Amendment to 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan & Draft TIP

Posted on: May 12, 2017 in Long Range Transportation Plan, Public Involvement, Transportation News

UPDATE: The public hearing is over, and the period to submit written comments has passed. The MetroPlan Orlando Board approved the amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan at the June 14 board meeting. The draft Transportation Improvement Program will be considered at the July 12 board meeting.

A public hearing will be held on a proposed amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 5, in the MetroPlan Orlando Boardroom, 250 S. Orange Ave., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801. This is considered a major amendment, which means a public hearing is required.

The presentation on the proposed amendment will be included as part of the annual public hearing on the region’s Transportation Improvement Program.

MetroPlan Orlando requests an amendment to the 2040 Plan to include six projects either previously identified as needs through the Long Range Transportation Plan or recently identified as needs by local government partners. Also included with the amendment is MetroPlan Orlando’s response to new requirements outlined in federal legislation to include project costs in Year of Expenditure (YOE) for each phase of a project in the plan.

In addition to making comments at the public hearing and board meeting, residents may submit written comments on the amendment to MetroPlan Orlando, 250 S. Orange Ave., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801 or by emailing The deadline to submit written comments is 5 p.m., June 13, 2017. The MetroPlan Orlando Board will consider the amendment at its regular meeting, 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14.

Written comments also can be submitted in the same way for the TIP. Comments on the TIP may be submitted until 5 p.m., June 19, 2017.

See the information sheet below for more details on the amendment:

2040 LRTP Amendment InfoSheet June2017

For more information on the Transportation Improvement Program, see the draft copy below:

DRAFT TIP 2018-2022

View maps for the Transportation Improvement Program below.

2017-18 to 2021-22 TIP Highway Projects

2021-22 to 2039-40 Highway Priorities

2021-22 to 2039-40 Transit Priorities

2021-22 to 2039-40 Transportation Systems Management & Operations Projects

2020-40 Bicycle & Pedestrian Projects


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