The Mills 50 Main Street program is installing six new bike-shaped bike racks along the Mills corridor this month. The bikes are each a different color and have the Mills 50 branding on the front tire.  The orange bike rack was the...
The Homegrown Local Food Cooperative (Website) is hosting a summer art fundraiser on Sunday, July 16 at their Health Village venue, 2310 N. Orange Avenue . The evening will include local art, a coloring contest, and refreshments. Individuals who would like...
According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, a water-less car wash is looking to legalize their current set up shop at the Colonial Marketplace, just west of the Fashion Square mall . Green Phantom Eco Wash (Website) uses...
SPONSORED: The Orlando Science Center (Facebook | Website) is hosting a  Summer Kick-Off Sale, a flash sale on annual memberships. For a limited time, just today and tomorrow (Friday, June 9 to Saturday, June 10), the Science Center will be...
Juice Bike Share (Facebook | Website) sent out the below message to bike share members, concerning discontinuing their bike valet service at Orlando City Soccer games. Public bike racks are still available at the soccer stadium. Read the message below...
As of Monday, April 10, both Cith Lot 10 and City Lot 9 will close permanently to public parking use. The lots are located under the interstate overpass, between Pine Street and Washington Avenue. The closures were instigated by the overhead bridge...
A 7x34 aluminum gypsy trailer/tiny house is for sale on Craigslist, HERE. The trailer was originally used as a six-hourse slant before being renovated into this interesting abode. The interior features patterned wallpaper, storage, antique cabinetry, and its own restroom -...
Orlando City Soccer applied to get Temporary Use Permits to allow for parking on five lots, reviewed by City Council at the February 27th Council Meeting. The permits would allow for parking for media and employees at 925 W. Church Street...
The City of Orlando launched a study of the Virginia Drive corridor in July, 2016, including an area bound by Princeton to the north, Mills Avenue to the east, Marks Street to the south and Orange Avenue to the...
The City announced the latest recipients of their Mayor's Matching Grant cycle on December 11, which we wrote about HERE. One of those finalists was the Mills 50 Main Street District which received $3,500 to use towards installing six custom...
ROBINSON IMAGE VIA PROJECT DTO The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been carrying out a Planning Study on the Robinson Street Corridor between Hughey Avenue and Maguire Boulevard, in partnership with the City of Orlando. According to their site, “Its goal...
SPONSORED: PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-sourced global event where Creatives and citizens temporarily transform parking spaces into temporary public places, called "parklets." Orlando's PARK(ing) Day event is on September 16 in College Park. The movement was founded by in...
Park Day Orlando (Facebook) is a local group that transforms City parking spaces into mini public parks, for one day a year. Last year we "participated" in something similar, the City's One Less Car Event (Facebook), but we did a...
The recent Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) issued by MetroPlan Orlando (Website) breaks down the next 20 to 25 years to identify current and projected transportation needs. The plan is updated every five years, and the following plan was approved...
It appears we have received our first look at what the City may have planned for the upcoming Bridge District project. Project DTO identified the parking lots under the I-4 as a potential home of a potential new park space...
By Guest Columnist Leslie Wolcott UPDATE - The original post said this was the site of Princeton Elementary, which is incorrect. We've edited this piece since it's original posting We happened into a meeting at Bikes, Beans and Bordeaux (Website) today...
Parking lots nine and ten will be closed for an undisclosed amount of time, starting some time in mid-June. The City leases the land for the lots from the Florida Department of Transportation (Website), which is required to give 30...
  We have a confession to make. We were so excited about today being Earth Day, we forgot that we had signed up to participate in the City's One Less Car event (Facebook). But thanks to the help of our friends at...
  The good ol' days of being able to pull into a parking spot only to see that there is already paid-for-time on it is over. The new parking sensors have been installed on Orlando's streets and are currently being programmed....
City of Orlando has released some transportation tips in order to make your first Orlando City Soccer game a little less stressful for those of you who were planning to take advantage of the free weekend service on the...
We've been telling you about the new smart meters planned for downtown and now the city has begun installing them downtown. The new smart meters will be able to accept credit cards and eventually will allow drivers to add time and get...
Multiple large events this weekend means it might be a little difficult to get around and find a parking spot downtown. Especially on Saturday. We've already told you about the Dr. Phillips Center grand opening events, but there will also be...
We told you about the City's plans to replace all of the 1,100 parking meters in Downtown Orlando with smart meters back in April. Now, there are four meters that are being tested in Downtown Orlando on Central Ave by...
At today's State of the City speech Mayor Buddy Dyer announced that the City of Orlando will install smart meters downtown. The smart meters allow drivers to use debit and credit cards to pay for parking spaces. Drivers (preferably passengers) can...
City Transportation Engineer Charles Ramdatt gave City Council members an overview of what the City along with the Dr. Phillips Center plan to do to get people to and from the new performing arts center. Self-Parking The main parking component is...