"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...
Mayor Buddy Dyer let slip at the September 15 Budget Hearing that the City is planning to construct an 8-mile bike trail loop soon. The 8.25 mile loop will connect already existing infrastructure with projects that have yet to break ground,...
Orlando's homegrown bikeshare program, Juice Bike Share (Website), has released an interactive map that reveals a line showing every ride a Juice Bike has been on since they started. Each ride taken is indicated with a faint orange line. The...
The City of Orlando recently announced that they would be imposing a Park Impact Fee on new residential development to offset the costs of building new parks and recreational facilities. According to the City's website, in 2006 the ratio of community...
Southland bid graphic EDIT: City Council voted to approve the Advisory Committee's ranking and approved the CPO to execute a contract with Southland Construction, Inc., in the amount of $8.714M at the May 9 Council Meeting.  Two companies have submitted design bids...
The following post has been taken from the City of Orlando website. To read the entire list, click HERE.   Go for a scenic walk around Lake Baldwin on the 2.56-mile loop. Harbor Park, 2380 Lake Baldwin Lane. See some art at the 6th Annual...
The recent Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) issued by MetroPlan Orlando (Website) breaks down the next 20 to 25 years to identify current and projected transportation needs. The plan is updated every five years, and the following plan was approved...
The renderings for the upcoming Colonial Drive pedestrian bridge have yet to be created, but we have here a structural layout of what it could look like. According to City Hall, structural layouts are more of a "skeleton type of...
A recent draft of a proposed Complete Streets policy for the City of Orlando will be reviewed during the September Municipal Planning Board meeting. Edgewater Drive was recently highlighted as a national model of complete streets in a report released by Smart Growth...
Popular running routes in Orlando have been mapped in a partnership between Mapbox and RunKeeper. Garrett Miller, avid runner and developer for Mapbox, began the project as a way to find the best running paths while traveling. The project now encompasses...
Bungalower has learned that the City of Orlando received funding from the Florida Department of Transportation to build a pedestrian bridge over Colonial Drive in-between Orange Ave and I-4. The bridge has long been discussed as a way to connect...