"I just saw a cyclist reach into a pouch and toss a handful of white powder on the road. Why would they do that?" - Jane Chapman That cyclist was probably spreading something called "bike hash" which is essentially, a...
The Department of Transportation will be temporarily closing the Orange Avenue exit for State Road 408 some time next summer. The closure will create a 2-mile detour, sending drivers to South Mills Avenue and northward to South Street, in order...
This video was originally posted on the Transport for London Facebook page. Transport for London is a non-profit that focuses on news and information about London's transportation network.
Orlando-based DocumentLife (Facebook | Website) and Rauce Padgett's Commedy (Facebook) have collaborated on a series of shorts that look at the "big questions" Central Floridians are asking right now. Like this video about why the interstate/508 connector is so awful.
Thousands of people will be headed Downtown this weekend to attend a line-up of large-scale events that include; NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Amway Center, Orlando City Soccer Club match at the Orlando City Stadium, Orlando Philharmonic: Rimma...
The City of Orlando has already broken ground on the Colonial pedestrian bridge that will connect the Orlando Urban Trail to Gertrude's Walk in Downtown, as shown below. The 200 foot-long bridge was already approved by the Appearance Review Board...
Bumby Avenue is expected to open to through-traffic on, or before April 14, following a two-year closure of the east-west north-south-running corridor. The closure was initiated by the City of Orlando in order to replace all of the underground...
A new all-way stop sign was recently installed at the intersection of Lake and Central Avenues, in front of the Downtown Publix . The three-way intersection is a popular crossing point for pedestrians coming and going to Lake Eola and...
The third phase of construction costs for the streetscape improvements on West Central Boulevard were approved last month, the total cost of which will be $4,317,537.   The corridor in question stretches along West Central Boulevard between Glenn Lane and Hughey...
The City of Orlando has qualified five firms, following a Request for Qualifications for an Orlando Main Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Study. The firms qualified include: 1. Cribb Philbeck Weaver Group, Inc. 2. HDR Engineering, Inc. 3. Renaissance Planning Group, Inc. 4. Vanasse Hangen...
A project overview entitled "Division Avenue Dedications" has been filed to do a preliminary review for possible streetscape improvements of the Downtown corridor. The City-initiated amendment to the Growth Management plan is looking to create a new subarea policy to...
The City of Orlando has released the following transit information in order to navigate through Downtown Orlando for this Sunday's season opener game at the new Orlando City Soccer Stadium. This is the Lion's third MLS season, and the...
Construction of a new traffic light on Virginia Drive was approved in August of 2015. Construction was expected to commence in August 2016, but nothing has happened yet. The light is linked with the realignment of Alden Drive to merge...
New areas of construction and closures are headed to I-4 later this month, as part of I-4 Ultimate. Work on the new interchange at I-4 and State Road 408 is continuing between Tampa and Rosalind Avenues. Workers will be widening...
As it stands, the segment of Virginia Drive between North Orange Avenue to Ferris Avenue in Ivanhoe Village is a County-owned road, but that could soon change. The City of Orlando has asked for control of the road and the...
  The City of Orlando will demolish two racquetball courts and a storage shed that dates back to the 1930s to make way for a new road extension in the Parramore neighborhood. Bungalower has confirmed the racquetball courts outside the Downtown...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, has kicked-off a year-long study that will look at trying to reshape the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road, in Audubon Park as part...
"Hey Bungalower, when do we get to have one of those booze bicycle things that are in Sanford? I was just there and they look really fun." - Kristen B. Sanford's own pedal bus, Limo Cycle Tours (Facebook | Website),...
UPDATE:  A few hours after this post went live the City of Orlando learned that they had been selected as one of the ten official Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds in the country, by the U.S. Department of Transportation. To...
The City of Orlando has added some more green to existing bike lanes Downtown, most recently to the bike lane heading north on Magnolia Avenue, along Lake Eola and behind the Orange County Courthouse. The City of Orlando has told...
There was a drunk driver that managed to collide with a number of businesses along a section of Virginia Drive on Monday, December 19 at around 6:30 p.m. The driver, said to be noticeably intoxicated by shop owners and...
Due to I-4 Ultimate construction, the eastbound I-4 entrance ramp from Magnolia Avenue will be closing through December 23. A portion of Magnolia Avenue will be closed as well. Commuters are asked to detour along North Orange Avenue to the...
PHOTO OF KRISTI HAMBY BY THORNTON PARK DISTRICT The Thornton Park Main Street program has hired artists to kick off their own Only Rain Down the Drain campaign, following in the steps of sister district Mills 50. More on that program HERE. The Art...
According to a press release issued on December 14, FDOT will soon be in charge of carrying out their own environmental review processes on federally funded highway projects. Framed as a way to "save both time and money on federally funded...
Church Street will be closed nightly under the I-4 through December 12. Drivers may use South St or Central Blvd instead when driving westward.