ORLANDO, Fla. – Driving in Central Florida can be anything but easy. But one group in Orlando is working to make transportation easier throughout Central Florida.
Officials released the Orlando Transportation 2030 Report, Wednesday which helps to outline a blueprint for the region’s transportation future.
The report takes into account current trends and disruptions facing the region, key mobility challenges and opportunities, and successful practices both within Central Florida and nationwide and then outlines seven regional priorities to move Orlando’s transportation system forward.
“From highway to rail corridors, airports to spaceports, Orlando’s extensive transportation network has long provided a foundation for economic growth,” Sean DeMartino, ART board member said.
A 2019 report by Orlando Economic Partnership predicted the Orlando area to “add more than 1,500 people to the region every week for the next 11 years, eventually reaching a population of 5.2 million people.” Leaders behind the report told News