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Volusia County MPO Prepares for Change

The Volusia County Metropolitan Planning Organization (VCMPO) is proud to announce a series of changes that will affect the appearance and image of the organization, though the mission to coordinate transportation system planning remains the same.

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BPAC of the Year

The Volusia County Metropolitan Planning Organization (VCMPO) is proud to announce that the Florida Bicycle Association has named the VCMPO’s Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) as the BPAC of the year. The awards presentation will take place at the FBA Annual meeting to be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at the Lake County Bike Summit and Mount Dora Bicycle Festival in Mount Dora at 341 Alexander Street.

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Bicycle Safety Decal featured in VOTRAN Bus Advertisements

The VolusiaTPO’s Bicycle Safety Decal currently appears in an advertisement on the back of VOTRAN buses (fixed routes 1B, 9, 10, 17 and 20). The advertisement promotes a safe passing distance of at least 3 feet between vehicles and bicycles or other non-motorized vehicles (F.S. 316.083).

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County Council to Back Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign June 19

The Volusia County Council will show their commitment to bicycle and pedestrian safety on Volusia County’s roadways Thursday, June 19, during the County Council meeting lunch break. County Council members will announce the rollout of a new decal developed in part by the Volusia County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee that reminds riders and drivers of safe practices in sharing roadways. The decals will be placed on Votran buses and the county’s fleet of road vehicles.

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