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MV Transportation to start as CTC Nov 1

October 8, 2015
MV Transportation to start as CTC Nov 1

Starting November 1, 2015 a new Community Transportation Coordinator, MV Transportation, Inc., will provide transportation services to Hardee, Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties through the statewide Transportation Disadvantaged Program and federally funded public transportation services. Previously, transportation services were scheduled by TransDev Transportation, Inc.

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Public Workshop on Future Transportation Needs in the Heartland Region

September 30, 2015
Public Workshop on Future Transportation Needs in the Heartland Region

Future transportation plans will be the topic of a public workshop at the Sebring Civic Center on the evening of November 5, 2015. Coordinating the effort to create a Long Range Transportation Plan for the Heartland Region of DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands and Okeechobee counties including the cities of Sebring and Avon Park is the Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO). The plan will provide local and regional guidance through the year 2040 and include long and short range strategies for solving transportation needs in the region.

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Stewart Appointed Chair of Technical Committee for HRTPO

September 21, 2015
Stewart Appointed Chair of Technical Committee for HRTPO

Arcadia, FL (September 21, 2015) – Town Administrator of Arcadia, Terry Stewart was appointed as chair of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) at the committee’s first meeting on August 19, 2015 in Sebring. Todd Miller, planning director of Hardee County, will serve as vice-chair.

Stewart stated, “It is an honor and privilege to serve the HRTPO as the chair of its Technical Advisory Committee. Though I am relatively new to this region, my work as chair will be made easier because the TAC and HRTPO are comprised of committee and staff members alike who are all highly experienced and professional individuals.   We have important work to do for this region and I am excited with the opportunity to help make a difference.”

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