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2012 News Releases

Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway Volunteer Kiosk Program
When a crowd gathered around the proto-type kiosk during the Florida Black Bear Festival in March one lady said, “It’s cute. I want one in my front yard.” As it turned out, that was Shananne Cain a local business owner and member of the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce. She was instrumental in getting the Florida Black Bear Festival Partnership to donate funds for a kiosk for the Byway. That was the sixth scenic byway kiosk donated within a two month period.
October 24, 2012

LakeXpress ADA Transition Plan Public Hearing
A public hearing for the Lake County Public Transportation Division, American Disabilities Act Transition Plan is scheduled for Monday, November 5, 2012, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main Street, 1st floor Public Meeting Room B, Leesburg, FL.
October 23, 2012

Sumter County Transit is Florida’s Rural Community Transportation Coordinator of the Year
The Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged named Sumter County Transit as Florida’s rural leader in innovative solutions to fund and provide passenger trips for the transportation disadvantaged of the year.
October 3, 2012

Lake~Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Honors Founding Board Member
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Governing Board honored Lake County Commissioner Jennifer Hill at their regular meeting yesterday. Commissioner Hill has been a member of the board since its inception in 2004. She served as Chairman of the board during 2011 and as the MPO representative on the Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council and on the Central Florida MPO Alliance since 2006.
October 3, 2012

Lake~Sumter MPO in partnership with LYNX conducting the US192 Alternatives Analysis
The Lake~Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization and its South Lake Task Force are partnering with LYNX and other regional partners in Osceola and Orange counties to assess the future of the US 192 corridor.
October 3, 2012

MPO Horizon Awards to recognize excellence
— The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board installs a new slate of officers today with a formal ceremony that also includes the fifth annual Lake~Sumter MPO Horizon Awards. The 6 p.m. installation ceremony and awards dinner follow the 4 p.m. regular business meeting of the regional transportation planning board. The meeting and awards dinner are hosted at the Savannah Center within The Villages in Sumter County. Seminole County Commissioner Bob Dallari, who is also chairman of the three- county MPO MetroPlan Orlando, will present the keynote address.
January 31, 2012

Lake-Sumter MPO Board elects new officers for 2012
The Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Board installs a new slate of officers today with a formal ceremony that also includes the fifth annual Lake~Sumter MPO Horizon Awards. The 6 p.m. installation ceremony and awards dinner follow the 4 p.m. regular business meeting of the regional transportation planning board.
January 31, 2012