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Plans Scheduled for Adoption at HRTPO Meeting on March 16 in Sebring

March 9, 2016
Plans Scheduled for Adoption at HRTPO Meeting on March 16 in Sebring

Where: Highlands County Board of County Commissioner Chambers
600 South Commerce Ave B104 | Sebring, FL 33870
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 10AM

The Heartland Regional Transportation Organization presented the draft Transportation Improvement Program 2015/2016 – 2019/2020  and the draft Long Range Transportation Plan 2040 to the Heartland Region on February 3, 2016 for a 30-day public comment period. Copies of the draft were mailed to the public libraries in the region and county and city municipal offices. The plan was also available for review and comment electronically on the organization’s website, www.heartlandregionaltpo.org. Based on comments received during the 30-day comment period, changes have been highlighted in the document with additions underlined and deletions are shown with a strike-through.

Interested parties may comment prior to the meeting by contacting Marybeth Soderstrom, Community Engagement Manager by email at msoderstrom@cfrpc.org, mail to 555 East Church Street, Bartow, FL 33830, or by calling (863) 534-7130 x 134. Public comments will also be invited preceding adoption at the March 16 meeting.

Contact us at 863-534-7130 or heartlandregionaltpo.org for more information.

HRTPO Seeking Public Comments on 2 Draft Transportation Plans

February 8, 2016
HRTPO Seeking Public Comments on 2 Draft Transportation Plans

The Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is seeking comments from the public on two draft transportation plans. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) outlines the roadway, aviation, and transit projects that are scheduled and funded for the next five-years, while the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) identifies regional goals and transportation projects with a horizon of 25-years.

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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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