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...
Trend Aviation (Facebook | Website), an aircraft management and charter company, based out of the Orlando International Airport's Private Terminal, has just launched a new shuttle package connecting Central Florida commuters to Tallahassee. Flights regularly depart from the Central Florida Executive...
SPONSORED: The following listing for a 2011 Forest River Solera 24SLED  was posted on rvtrader.com by Winter Park resident Troy Lano, co-owner and brand ambassador for t-shirt ocmpany Then, Now, Always (Facebook | Website). The vehicle can sleep six people,...
The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority has successfully added Wi-Fi to all of their 300 buses. We first reported on the new amenity back in August, 2016, HERE. Bus-riders will simply have to select "LYNX-Bus WiFi" on their devices and...
SunRail service will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day. The 2017 Downtown Orlando MLK Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, January 14 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lake Eola Park. More information...
The City announced the latest recipients of their Mayor's Matching Grant cycle on December 11, which we wrote about HERE. One of those finalists was the Mills 50 Main Street District which received $3,500 to use towards installing six custom...
A Call for Artists went out in December, 2014 for public art proposals to be installed at the Florida Hospital SunRail platform. More on that HERE. The project was awarded to local artist Martha Lent (Website), who used the $50,000...
EDIT: FDOT has confirmed that they will be providing Saturday SunRail service on both December 10 and 17. Check the Saturday schedule HERE.  According to SunRailRiders.com, there were only 1,768 boardings on last Saturday's SunRail service. That computes to just...
ORIGINAL BOWIE PHOTO BY THUANY GABRIELA The Florida Department of Transportation has just announced the appointment of Steve Martin, PE as the new FDOT District 5 Secretary. The news follows on the heels of the announcement that current District 5 Secretary,...
The Florida Department of Transportation has released their service schedule for Saturday, December 3. The first southbound train will leave DeBary station at 1 p.m. and the last northbound train leaves the Sand Lake Road station at 10:45 p.m. and arrives...
The eastbound I-4 exit ramp to Par Street will be closing nightly through December 16 for ongoing wall construction. Commuters are asked to please use Fairbanks Ave exit instead.
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...
According to the blog SunRail Riders (Website) Saturday SunRail numbers have taken a drastic drop since it launched on November 5. Read their full post HERE. November 5 - 3,255 riders November 12 - 3,452 riders November 19 -...
More than 4,000 runners will be making there way through Orlando's downtown streets on Saturday, December 3, starting at 7:30 a.m. The route includes major thoroughfares like Robinson Street, Central Boulevard. and Primrose Drive.Besides running, there will be ten music...
The following copy was originally posted by David Porter on LynxedTogether.com, a blog that lobbies for better service for Lynx bus passengers in Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties. We first wrote about Wi-Fi on City buses HERE back in August.  By...