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City of Orlando looking to extend Scooter Pilot Program

The City of Orlando will vote on whether or not to extend its current Pilot Program for Scooter Share Services initiative under Ordinance No. 2020-65 Chapter 10. The original ordinance, which allowed for scooters to operate within city limits, was set to expire on January 2, 2021, but if approved would be extended through July […]

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Even more scooter companies coming to downtown Orlando

The scooter program is reaching capacity as the City of Orlando has issued seven of ten available permits to national companies to operate within city limits since approving the one-year pilot in December 2019. At the time of this post, City Hall has issued signed permits to Bird (Website), Lime (Website), Lynx City (Website), Razor […]

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Ask Bungalower: Where are the scooters we were promised?

With both Lime and HOPR operating their bikeshare fleets in Orlando and Uber’s upcoming JUMP system, we keep expecting to see scooters scooting through our streets any day now, and yet, nothing. “Where my scooters at, bro?!” – Bungalower Reader Well, the answer to that question is a muddy one. Currently City and County ordinances […]

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Cool Job Alert: Planner Senior – Transportation/Mobility

The City of Orlando is looking to fill some big shoes left behind by Ian Sikonia, Senior Planner and Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator at City Hall. Sikonia, not to be confused with Sokovia, helped create a number of notable programs during his career with the city, including: Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Program Bicycle Beltway Project […]

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Lime is bringing back e-bikes

Lime Bikes are coming back to Orlando. The micro-mobility company pulled its electric-assist bikeshare program back in 2019 and leaned into the cheaper-to-run scooter game instead. But, with the recent closure of HOPR Bikes, Orlando has been dockless bike-less since April. Lime is ready to drop 50 e-bikes in downtown Orlando this month with another […]

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TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

SPONSORED: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Our latest episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 was recorded at Rodizio Grill at Pointe Orlando and sponsored by our friends at Janney Roofing and Orange County […]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: Running list of event cancellations and closures

This is a running list of closures and updates for Coronavirus resources and information as it pertains to Orlando and the bungalow neighborhoods downtown. Bungalower staff will be updating this list throughout the next few weeks with information as it comes in. Florida residents can now call the AdventHealth Coronavirus Information Line at 877-VIRUSHQ (877-847-8747) […]

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TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

SPONSORED by the OCLS Booktoberfest on October 4: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Our latest episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 has been podcasted and is available HERE. This week’s episode […]

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TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK

SPONSORED by the OCLS Booktoberfest on October 4: This is our latest rundown of the top ten things you need to know this week, in Orlando’s Bungalow Neighborhood news, and some bonus headlines you may have missed. Our latest episode of “Bungalower and The Bus” on Real Radio 104.1 has been podcasted and is available HERE. This week’s episode […]

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Ask Bungalower: Why is Lime throwing out all of these bikes?

“Hey, Bungalowers. What’s up with all these bikes in the dumpster?” – Bungalower Reader UPDATE – A Lime official has informed Bungalower since this posting was originally shared that they meant to say “bikes” not “scooters” were in the dumpster. Well, there’s a lot to dissect here so stick with us. The dumpster pictured in […]