Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

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Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

View the new community vision!

Vision Now The Squeeze - The Growth of Transit

On this month’s Listen Lakeland, join us as we discuss the Squeeze, the downtown circulator, and the future of transit in Lakeland. Join Tom Phillips, Executive Director of The Citrus Connection, and James Phillips, Lakeland Vison Board Member, as they discuss where transit has grown in this beautiful city and how a growing interest in transit is fueling future decisions.

Related Vision Focus Areas & Goals:

  • Activities for a Diverse Community:
    • Public Transportation
      Lakeland will provide affordable, reliable, and efficient public transportation throughout the community.
    • Arts and Culture
      Lakeland will provide a supportive arts environment that advances, promotes, and funds the arts community to invite community-wide participation in the arts.
    • Recreation
      Lakeland will have recreation facilities and programs throughout all sectors of the city for residents of all ages.

  • Strong and Safe Neighborhoods:
    • Public Transit
      Lakeland will provide convenient, modern, safe, and efficient transportation alternatives to enhance livability and improve connections throughout the region
    • Downtown
      Downtown Lakeland will be walkable and vibrant with a variety of housing options, restaurants, small businesses, green spaces, and venues for community gatherings and events.

What We Do

Lakeland Vision collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders to implement a comprehensive action plan shaped by the community’s own vision of its future.

Our Vision Lakeland – a vibrant community of opportunities for a lifetime.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

We Heard From You, And We Listened.

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