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Ocala/Marion County Transportation Planning Organization 

 

Greg Slay, AICP
Director

121 SE Watula Avenue
Ocala, Florida 34471

Phone: (352) 629-8297

The TPO is the agency responsible for transportation planning in the Ocala/Marion County area. Comprised of local elected officials from Marion County and the cities of Ocala, Belleview and Dunnellon, the TPO's planning responsibilities include highways and transit as well as bicycling and pedestrian facilities.  The TPO works with the Florida Department of Transportation and local governments to fund and implement projects identified through various plans developed by the TPO.  The TPO is also the policy board for SunTran, the local fixed-route transit system.  


 

State Road 40 Multi-Modal Corridor Plan


The Ocala-Marion TPO, in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, City of Ocala, and Marion County, is conducting a corridor study along SR 40 from NE 49th Court to NE 60th Court, a distance of approximately 1.5 miles. Additionally, the connecting roadways in the area, including SR 35 (Baseline Road), NE 24th Street, and NE 25th Street are being evaluated as a part of this study. The study objective is to identify improvements to enhance the multi-modal (i.e. pedestrian, bicycling and transit) environment of SR 40 to provide better access to Silver Springs State Park as well as the surrounding land uses. This planning effort includes a review of the existing conditions in the area, including traffic data and existing physical features along the corridor. The study considers the FDEP's redevelopment plans for the Silver Springs Park, seeking input from the public, stakeholders, and government agencies in the area. The outcome of the study will be a cohesive vision to improve the multi-modal character of the corridor and accommodate through traffic and connectivity of adjacent land uses.


A previous kick-off meeting for this study was held on June 24, 2015. An Alternatives meeting was held on December 16, 2015 to provide an update on the study results, as well as present proposed study area alternatives. TPO staff and the project consultant team, Kimley-Horn, will be available to answer questions following a brief presentation. Concept Plans and Alternatives exhibits will be on display for review.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act, or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact me at
(352)629-8297, at least seven days prior to the meeting.

If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please contact Greg Slay at the number listed above, or via email:
GSlay@ocalamariontpo.org. 

The Ocala-Marion TPO, in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, City of Ocala, and Marion County, is conducting a corridor study along SR 40 from NE 49th Court to NE 60th Court, a distance of approximately 1.5 miles. Additionally, the connecting roadways in the area, including SR 35 (Baseline Road), NE 24th Street, and NE 25th Street are being evaluated as a part of this study. The study objective is to identify improvements to enhance the multi-modal (i.e. pedestrian, bicycling and transit) environment of SR 40 to provide better access to Silver Springs State Park as well as the surrounding land uses. This planning effort includes a review of the existing conditions in the area, including traffic data and existing physical features along the corridor. The study considers the FDEP's redevelopment plans for the Silver Springs Park, seeking input from the public, stakeholders, and government agencies in the area. The outcome of the study will be a cohesive vision to improve the multi-modal character of the corridor and accommodate through traffic and connectivity of adjacent land uses. 

* Originally scheduled for Wednesday, December 9, this meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 16. 

 

 

 


 

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