LYNX has released its fourth mobile app of 2017, LYNX PawPass. The new mobile payment app allows bus commuters to use their smartphone to pay their bus fare with a simple finger swipe. Customers can use the app to pay...
All Aboard Florida has applied for a permit to begin construction of the Orlando segment of their new privately-owned and operated Brightline concept. This is the second phase of Brightline construction, the first being service between Miami and West...
EDIT: The above photo is for the unlaunched mobile payment app, not the tracking app "It's already saved me from missing the bus a couple of times. That's a big deal when your bus only comes once an hour. Pro...
Saturday, October 14 is a busy day in Downtown Orlando with multiple large-scale events and associated road closures. Commuters and event-goers are advised to travel with care and plan their routes in advance. Events happening on Saturday include: Come Out...
LYNX joined a nationwide call to arms on October 10, asking Congress to include transit in all infrastructure improvement programs moving forward. The event was part of Voices For Public Transit, a movement that supports increased funding for public transportation,...
As seen in the above video, two of the Orlando Fire Department's vehicles have been wrapped in pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative was paid for by Orland Health.
Construction on the new Denning Drive multi-use trail is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 9. We first wrote about the Denning Drive road diet HERE in 2015. The trail project will be divided into three phases, with the first...
Kimley-Horn has released their 24-page report on how to improve parking in Downtown Winter Park. The report was commissioned by the City of Winter Park to address residents' concern of a growing parking issue in the Park Avenue shopping corridor....
SunRail will be running one later train on the evening of Wednesday, September 27 during Orlando City's last weekday home soccer match of the season. The southbound train will leave Church Street station at  10:30 p.m. and will then head...
Tolls for all Florida Department of Transportation roads and bridges and all regional toll facilities throughout Florida will be reinstated this Thursday, September 21 at 12:01 a.m. Tolls were suspended on Tuesday, September 5 to facilitate Hurricane Irma evacuees. Tolls will...
After taking a week-long hiatus, SunRail service has returned, albeit in a limited capacity. SunRail (Website) will be free Monday, September 18. Scroll down for the schedule.    
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,...
LYNX is launching their first all-electric bus into the streets of Downtown Orlando this Friday, August 18 at 9:30 a.m. The launch is part of a pilot project to explore the use of zero-emissions vehicles for the entire Downtown fleet...
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...
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...
Valencia College and LYNX have signed an agreement that will allow all college students and employees to ride the bus for free. Valencia will provide the funding for the bus service for all LYNX routes and NeighborLink routes. LYNX will...
The City of Orlando is considering an agreement with Atlanta-based Lincoln Church Street, LLC, to cover the costs of new commuter rail station that will be part of a new Downtown development called Tremont Tower. Lincoln was approved to build...
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...