"What should we as a community know to ensure smart planning and development for now and into the future? How do we meet our growing needs while keeping Florida beautiful?" - League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters...
Last week the City of Orlando held a public workshop to share proposed improvements for the Orlando Main Streets Bicycle and Pedestrian Study in the Milk and Mills 50 districts. We first wrote about the study HERE this past December. The study area...
Work began last October to transform a segment of Winter Park's Denning Drive into a two-lane road with a new multi-use trail that would run parallel, to the east. The new 10-foot-wide multi-use trail, which is already completed, now runs from Mead...
Late last week the City of Orlando unveiled a fowl new bike rack at Lake Eola. The City decided to that there was a need to replace some aging hanger racks that had been located on the eastern edge of Lake...
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...
"Hey Bungalower, what's the plan for Lake Ivanhoe in regards to I-4 Ultimate? Will there be walk ways?" - Bungalower Reader According to our contacts at the Florida Department of Transportation, there will be a number of pedestrian access points...
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...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
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...
Local musician, Eugene Snowden, will be releasing a new solo album this month and in celebration he is hosting a month-long event called, Eugene Snowden's Truth Trail. The name is a nod to Snowden's ongoing concert series, Ten Pints of...
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...
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...
"Have you heard anything about the city paying for murals on the new Gertrudes walk extensions or something like that?" - Scott Mann, Highforge Solutions Mr. Mann reached out with the above question over the weekend, and according to the...
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...
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...
"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...
ReThink Your Commute (Website) has launched their second iteration of their Go DTO campaign, encouraging alternative modes of transportation to Orlando's Downtown core throughout the month of May. Go DTO (Website) allows commuters to earn points, badges, and prizes by...
Public-interest information exchange website, Planetizen, provides a series of free online video-lectures on urban planning, design, and development. One of their available courses is on Tactical Urbanism and is taught by Mike Lydon, Principal of the group, Street Plans Collaborative...
Bike/Walk Central Florida (Website) and Healthy Central Florida (Website) will be hosting an event on May 6 called Bike 5 Cities, where participants will be guided on a 28-mile route that takes them through five cities; Winter Park, Orlando,...
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...
The City of Orlando is hosting a public information open house on April 4, from 5-7 p.m. at the Callahan Neighborhood Center for residents who are interested in learning more about the project. Construction will take place during the...
PHOTO VIA MILLENIA PARTNERS Bungalower just learned of a bonus project associated with the 126-room Magnolia hotel development; the construction of a multi-use trail that will cut under the 408 overpasses. The developer agreed to the City's Conditions of Approval which...
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...
The Florida Department of Transportation District Five offices will be hosting a week-long series of public forums for their Five Year Work Program, which is used to forecast the funds needed to pay for upcoming improvements. The budget covers...