A video, recorded by Orlando resident Hogan Birney, is making the rounds on social media of a local UPS truck driving on a bike path alongside Bumby Avenue in Audubon Park. This isn't an isolated case, as anyone in the...
Orlandoan, Mike DiMauro, launched a petition on Change.org to have SunPass to waive fees for customers caught in a mess created as a result of a technological snafu. The aforementioned snafu comes as a result of a failed upgrade to the...
The City of Orlando hosted a media event on Tuesday, July 24, as an official follow-up to the embattled Curry Ford Road Saftey Demonstration project which was hosted by Smart Growth America in April of this year. The monthlong experiment transformed...
Plans have been submitted by Highwoods Properties, Inc., to renovate the exterior of the Eola Park Centre office building at 200 E. Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando. The subject site is bounded on the north side by East Robinson,...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, has been carrying out a study to potentially reshape the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road, in Audubon Park as part of a new...
"What should we as a community know to ensure smart planning and development for now and into the future? How do we meet our growing needs while keeping Florida beautiful?" - League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters...
Last week the City of Orlando held a public workshop to share proposed improvements for the Orlando Main Streets Bicycle and Pedestrian Study in the Milk and Mills 50 districts. We first wrote about the study HERE this past December. The study area...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
Colonial Drive will close to traffic from 10  p.m. Saturday, July 14 to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 14 for the installation of a truss for the new Pedestrian Overpass. Colonial will be closed between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue to...
The City of Orlando is interested in signing Canin Associates to assist with the second phase of a "one-way to two-way" study on both Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Orlando's North Quarter District (uptown), north of Colonial Drive. The...
The City of Orlando is hosting a workshop to discuss a study that is currently underway to analyze the current transportation network in both the Milk and Mills 50 Districts and make them safer for pedestrians, residents, and drivers. The...
Work began last October to transform a segment of Winter Park's Denning Drive into a two-lane road with a new multi-use trail that would run parallel, to the east. The new 10-foot-wide multi-use trail, which is already completed, now runs from Mead...
EDIT: To be clear, any quotes in the post below are not our own. They are pulled directly from the Smart Growth America study.    "Orlando’s project faced significant resistance, especially from people who care more about their speed than others’...
The Ivanhoe Village Main Street (Website) has issued a Call to Artists for their Art Box initiative; a program pushed by the City of Orlando to help brand the city's Main Streets. Whereas the subject matter for Mills 50's art...
With the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge support tower nearly finished, Orlando residents are suddenly becoming much more aware of the bridge project than they were before. The 200 foot-long bridge is being hailed as the missing connection between the Orlando Urban...
The City of Orlando's Historic Preservation Board is looking for a few good photographers to submit photos of the "built historic streetscape and landscape enhancements in the city to feature in its 2019 calendar." The annual search for photographers is...
UPDATE: The larger five-cities ride has reached capacity (300 riders) but the smaller single-city events are still open for registration.  Bike/Walk Central Florida (Website) is hosting their second Bike 5 Cities event on May 5, where participants will be able to...
Colonial Drive has reopened for east and westbound traffic at the Interstate 4 intersection with Garland Avenue following a brief closure over the weekend. Unexpected detours through Downtown Orlando had traffic backed up along Orange Avenue and several downtown sidestreets...
The Milk District Main Street program was approved to install branded banners along their streets last December. Now they are looking for local designers and artists to submit their ideas to be considered for possible installation. Artists can submit as...
The City of Orlando is a week into their two-block-long Safe Streets Initiative on Curry Ford, and people have a lot of feelings about it. Orlando and the Central Florida Region have repeatedly placed in the Top Ten Metropolitan Areas...
The City of Orlando has awarded a Professional Engineering Services contract to HDR Engineering, Inc., to update the City of Orlando Bicycle Plan. Two firms responded to a Request for Qualifications Statements for Professional Engineering Services in December, 2017; Toole...
The City of Orlando will apply a Safe Street initiative to Curry Ford's streetscape this week stretching between South Bumby Avenue to South Crystal Lake Drive, making it a temporary biking and pedestrian-friendly oasis. Contractors are already onsite installing temporary...
MetroPlan Orlando (Website) has launched a search for a new Executive Director, following the news that their current ED will soon be retiring. MetroPlan Orlando is a regional, metropolitan planning organization that oversees efforts in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties. Applicants...
Cyclehop (Website), the parent company of Juice Bike Share, is launching an all-in-one, open platform mobility app called HOPR. HOPR will allow users to access local bike share platforms, ride shares, trains, buses, and even water taxis using one app for...
FDOT will be temporarily closing ramps overnight at the 408/I-4 interchange to replace girders for a brand new flyover ramp. Constrution will cause the following changes: Westbound 408 on-ramp from Division Avenue will close from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m....