A petition is making the rounds in the Lake Lawsona Historic District, to request that their power lines be placed underground. Neighbors in the district are working with OUC and the City of Orlando to measure the interest to underground...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
A new entrance ramp to eastbound I-4 from Garland Avenue is scheduled to open during the morning of Thursday, June 15. The new ramp will replace the current loop ramp from eastbound Colonial Drive. Drivers coming from the west will now...
"I seem to see one glaring error already in the planning of Creative Village ..." - BUNGALOWER READER We received the following message from a Bungalower reader who wished to remain anonymous, concerning the Creative Village development in Downtown Orlando's Parramore neighborhood. " ... In...
The first phase of development at The Yard in Ivanhoe Village is focused on creating a new roadway that will connect with Alden Road at Virginia Drive. Due to the new realignment of that street, Virginia Drive will be...
Events this weekend will draw thousands of visitors to Downtown Orlando, so the City of Orlando has issued a Transportation advisory for travelers in the area who may be affected by road closures or excessive traffic. Travelers are encouraged to...
In this episode of "Only in Japan," host John Daub takes viewers on a trip through the eye-pleasing world of Japanese manhole covers. The culture around Japanese manholes is so established that there is even a series of manhole conferences,...
Eastbound I-4 will temporarily divert through the Maitland Boulevard interchange from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. from May 2 through May 5. Traffic will exit the interstate to the eastbound Maitland Boulevard ramp (Exit 90 A), cross over Maitland Boulevard,...
Garland Avenue will experience a long-term single lane closure for the next 11 months as part of ongoing I-4 Ultimate construction. The other to travel lanes between South Street and Washington Street will remain open. Again, the closure is expected to...
Princeton Street will close for all traffic at the railroad crossing between Alden Road and Orange Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday, May 5 to 3 a.m. Monday, May 8. The closure will allow for the SunRail crossing to be...
A 13-story multi-family residential tower is being proposed for 108 E. Livingston Street , called Magnolia Rose. The property has been affectionately labeled as "The Wedge," for years in urban planning forums. The proposed 320 unit development would also include...
There will be a series of traffic shifts overnight on April 20 and in early May that will be shifting traffic on westbound and eastbound I-4, over to newly constructed, temporary bridges. Motorists should expect multiple lane and ramp closures...
Orlando residents are being asked to participate in a survey as part of the MetroPlan Orlando Corrine Drive Complete Streets project we wrote about earlier in the year, HERE. Participants are asked to share their vision of what the perfect...
Last May we discussed the impending improvements for the Colonial/I-4 interchange, an "Ultimate Colonial." Changes will include I-4 entrance and exit ramp overhauls and a complete makeover of the Colonial Drive intersections near and under the I-4 overpass, including: On the...
"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...
UPDATE: BUMBY IS SCHEDULED TO RE-OPEN ON FRIDAY APRIL 7, BY 3:30 P.M. There will be a public celebration of the opening of the roadway and multi-use path at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15. There will be a ribbon-cutting...
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...