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...
SunRail has added an extra service run for the night of Monday, June 12, to accommodate those who are attending Pulse memorial events. The additional train will leave out of the Church Street station at 9:47 p.m. heading southbound, and...
"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...
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...
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...
EDIT: We originally described Brightline as "high-speed" rail, which is incorrect. Brightline is expected to travel at an average speed of 80 miles per hour. The average definition of high speed rail is between 120 to 160 miles per...
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...
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,...
The National Transportation Noise Map tracks trends in transportation-related noise, including aviation and highway noise, and is part of the National Transportation Atlas Database (Website). The data is hoped to aid policy makers when making decisions based on noise-related transportation...
According to local transit watchdog blog, SunRail Riders (Website), the commuter train leadership team is considering switching away from ticket vending machines, in favor of a mobile payment app. There have been a number of hiccups lately with the ticketing...
The Central Florida Commuter Rail Technical Advisory Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. at the Lynx Central Station, in the second floor Multipurpose Room . For more information about SunRail, including fares, schedule and station...
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 University of Central Florida Student Government Association has partnered with Uber to provide discounted ride rates between the hours of 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. All trips must fall within a given boundary, shown...
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...
According to local transit watchdog blog, SunRail Riders (Website), there were over 12,000 boarding this past Saturday for weekend service. The Florida Department of Transportation offices reported that there were 12,842 boardings this past Saturday. There were multiple reports of...
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...
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...
UPDATE: SCROLL DOWN FOR SERVICE SCHEDULE SunRail's next Saturday Service date will be on March 18. The date was selected in order to transport crowds to the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and the NCAA March Madness Tournament at the Amway Center. The...
Local artist Nicki Drumb was awarded an Awesome Grant to fund her Art is Moving installation concept. The Awesome Foundation Orlando is a local chapter comprised of ten local philanthropists that each throw $100 into a pot each month, to be awarded...
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...
The long-promised pedestrian bridge that will connect Gertrude's Walk to the Orlando Urban Trail will break ground this month, according to a recent post on DowntownOrlando.com. According to the post, construction will be taking place during the day, Monday through Friday,...
"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...