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Lake-Sumter MPO News Archive - 2005

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Lake-Sumter MPO Board adopts 2025 transportation vision
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board adopted last week the organization’s first Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
December 20, 2005

Lake County, Sumter County and The Villages reap the benefits of state transportation program
During a news conference Tuesday, officials from Lake County, Sumter County, The Villages and the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) announced $5 million in proposed funding from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to improve County Road 466.
December 6, 2005

Public encouraged to comment on Transportation Plan
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is encouraging citizens of Lake and Sumter counties to view and comment on the recently adopted 2025 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).
November 7, 2005

Regional transportation summit to air on local cable channel
More than 100 transportation planners and policymakers attended the first “Regional Transportation Summit” hosted by the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) on Oct. 27. Local residents now can listen and see the exciting and informative presentations that were made at the summit.
November 1, 2005

Lake, Marion and Sumter counties announce bus service initiative to serve Lady Lake-Villages urbanized area
Officials from Lake, Marion and Sumter counties signed a tri-county transportation initiative Thursday with the intent to expand transit services to the rapidly growing Lady Lake-Villages urbanized area.
October 28, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO to host regional transportation summit
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will host a “Regional Transportation Summit” on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake-Sumter Community College Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center located at 9501 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg.
October 25, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO to host consensus-building workshop
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will host a “Transportation Consensus-Building Workshop” on Friday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake-Sumter Community College Magnolia Room located at 9501 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg.
August 16, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO to hold several public workshops
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will conduct several public workshops this week to gather input regarding existing transportation needs, as well as visioning for transportation needs in the future.
June 13, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO revamped Web site launches
First came a new director and then a new office, the most recent change for the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is its Web site. A revamped Lake-Sumter MPO Web site launched today at www.LakeSumterMPO.com. The new site features recent news releases and an updated calendar of MPO meetings.
April 27, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO Board to meet Wednesday, April 27
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board will meet Wednesday, April 27, at 3 p.m. for its regularly scheduled meeting. The Board is expected to discuss development of the Long Range Transportation Plan. The 20-year plan addresses transportation needs for the urbanized areas of Lake and Sumter counties.
April 25, 2005

Lake-Sumter MPO settles into new Leesburg office
After a year of sharing office space with Lake County Government, the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is spreading its wings at its new office.
April 15, 2005