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....
The eastbound slip road from Universal Boulevard to Interstate 4 will close for five months, beginning 2 a.m. on Monday, February 19. The following detour will use the eastbound I-4 ramp from Kirkman Road during the closure. This closure allows construction...
February 14, 2018- UPDATE: Lake Alert for Lake Beardall LIFTED A Lake Alert has been issued by the City's Stormwater Division due to the possibility of elevated fecal coliform counts in Lake Beardall. A sanitary sewer overflow near the intersection of...
The Florida Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on possible  improvements that have been pitched for Orange Avenue, between just north of Grant Street and Lake Conway Drive. The hearing will include an open house format at 5:30...
There are multiple rolling roadblocks scheduled on eastbound 408 between Good Homes Road and Magnolia Avenue between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. on Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11, this weekend. During those times many entrance ramps...
The City of Winter Park launched a Multi-use Trail project for Denning Drive in October 2017. Phase one has already nearing completed and the second phase will launch on Monday, February 5, between Fairbanks Avenue and Morse Boulevard. Construction will...
The Florida Department of Transportation's Local Agency Program (LAP) is entering an agreement with the City of Orlando to close two gaps in the Orlando Urban Trail network; in the North Quarter and in the SODO Main Street area...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, kicked off their year-long study of the Corrine Drive corridor in Audubon Park in February 6, 2017. We wrote about it HERE. During that time, they have held...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
They City of Orlando has established eight new loading zones for residents to catch their rides out of Downtown. The zones are meant to make it easier for those leaving at nighttime to use ride-sharing services or to catch...
Two separate neighboring commercial lots are listed for sale in Ivanhoe Village at the moment; 724 Brookhaven Drive and 820 Virginia Drive. According to the recent City-led Virginia Drive Corridor Study, this area is targeted for much more dense development...
"Why is Amelia Street not allowed to cross over Magnolia and is instead met with this barrier? Amelia runs both ways right before Magnolia!" - Andrew According to pretty-City Press Secretary Cassandra Lafser, the island that blocks said traffic at...
The City of Orlando has initiated a Bicycle and Pedestrian Study for the Milk and Mills 50 Main Street Districts and they need public input on what areas they should be focusing on for possible improvements. Possible points of interest...