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...
The City of Orlando has posted a Request for Qualification Statements in regards to aiding them in the construction of a Downtown Connector Trail. The City of Orlando and Mayor Buddy Dyer have espoused a renewed interest in creating a...
As we announced HERE, Alden Road is being rerouted around the under-construction The Yard at Ivanhoe Village development, and will be absorbing a portion of Philadelphia Avenue, which runs parallel to its original trajectory but just to the east. The intersection...
The League of American Bicyclists (Website) recognized Winter Park as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community.  The City of Winter Park applied for the designation, which is presented only to communities with strong commitments to bicycling. The BFC program is meant as...
The Milk District, one of Orlando's newest Main Street Districts, will soon be hanging banners to mark their territory, because Main Street. The City has allowed nine other Main Streets to hang street pole banners in an effort to brand...
Rideshare company Zipcar has released a map based on a survey of over 10,000 Americans on ho they pass the time while stuck in holiday traffic. Each state had a minimum sample size of 200 respondents that were not...
UPDATE: Central Avenue should reopen by 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 5 We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town so we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in...
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is hosting a webinar to share how their new "context classification" process will affect their approach to making decisions that govern local roadways. The new system allows planners and engineers to design around characteristics...
Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America's Safe Streets Academy; a crash course in how to make streets safe for everyone, regardless of how they're moving from A to B. According to the program's Memorandum of Understanding, City...
A professor at Carnegie Mellon has invented a new smart traffic system called Surtrac (Website) that changes traffic lights based on real-time traffic. In short, Surtrac combines AI with basic traffic theory to allow for less time waiting at stop...
The Thornton Park Main Street District hired local plant experts, Seed 2 Source (Website) to redo their tree wells in the neighborhood. Which they've recently done, using drought tolerant species like in the photo below. While there, the crew also...
From the documentary Race:The Power of Illusion The practice of redlining refers to the practice of controlling where people of color could actually live, by selectively raising prices based on race or ethnic composition. This tactic of racial segregation was practiced...
WeLoveCycling.com has named Orlando as the tenth worst city to cycle in, in the world. Citing an inadequate network of bicycle lanes and lack of crosswalks, Orlando is labeled as downright hostile towards two-wheeling commuters. Orlando placed just behind cities like...
The Community Redevelopment Agency is requesting they be allowed to spend $197,858 to purchase new decorations for the Central Business District. The decorations, 242 snowflakes measuring 42 inches in diameter, would replace the current decorations that are over twenty years...