Due to work associated with I-4 Ultimate the westbound lanes of I-4 between Colonial Drive and the 408 will be closed between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m., from Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25. During the closure,...
The City of Orlando has issued an advisory to downtown commuters that Hughey Avenue will be reduced to one travel lane throughout August and into mid-September due to work associated with the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project. Work is scheduled to...
According to the West Orlando News, there are over 250 registered sex offenders that live near the new multi-use path that was recently installed along Westmoreland Drive, calling it "Mayor Dyer's Sex Offender Sidewalk." Read their full story HERE. According...
"While there is an aesthetic element, this is a safety project that is meant to reduce vehicle and train collisions by adding a median. The median will limit some of the turning from side streets and driveways, which sometimes...
MetroPlan is neck deep in their Corrine Drive Complete Streets study and held their first public workshop at Leu Gardens on July 27. The above video was a promo for the workshop which has already taken place, which presented...
Cities are hotter than their suburban cousins, that's a fact. And the main culprit is pavement and asphalt. Bitumen, a petroleum-based product, is naturally black and is used in the creation of asphalt as a binder. The result is that...
The eastward expansion of the free Downtown bus circulator, LYMMO, is set to begin service on Friday, August 4. The new 2.1 mile stretch will serve nine stops that include the Courthouse, FAMU College of Law, Creative Village, the Amway...
We've been following the Corrine situation since 2015 when we wished for a "Calmer Corrine" in our I Wish This Was ... column. Since then, MetroPlan Orlando has launched a Complete Streets project that could reshape the contentious corridor into something...
A petition on Change.org is asking the City of Orlando to install a rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Kaley Street, in recognition of the Pulse shootings. Orange Avenue itself is a State Road and outside...
The City of Winter Park wrapped up their Vision Winter Park sessions in April of this year, and adopted the outcomes as updates to the Comprehensive Plan. Part of that process uncovered the need for an evaluation of the...
FDOT and the I-4 Ultimate work crews planted their first tree in late May. It also got 20 identical neighbors, signifying the beginning of the gradual landscaping efforts to come along the 21-mile interstate project. The $2.3 billion project has...
Saturday, June 24 is a big day for Downtown events and people headed that way should plan accordingly. The above map shows current road closures and parking suggestions for weekend commuters. Big-draw events happening on Saturday include: Paw Patrol Live: 10...
UPDATE: Click HERE to see the Historic Neighborhood Improvement Initiative Facebook page.  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...
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...