Yesterday SunRail began selling SunCards. You can either add a travel plan (seven-day, 30-day or annual) or you can add a prepaid amount to your SunCard that will be debited every time your ride. You can read our complete...
The Florida Department of Transportation announced today that passengers can now purchase passes, cards and tickets to ride SunRail both online and at the station platforms. Passengers can ride SunRail for free until May 16, but starting a week from...
There have been some hiccups in the first week of SunRail's free service but ridership has remind steady and high. Here's the breakdown of SunRail ridership for the first week as provided by the Florida Department of Transportation: Thursday, May 1: ...
At the State of the City Speech today Mayor Buddy Dyer announced that Orlando would be expanding their Main Street Program with a digital main street, the Orlando Tech Association (Website | Facebook). Main Streets help small businesses within a...
When SunRail begins charging users for rides in May they will be offering free transfers to Lynx but that won't be much help to commuters who were planning to purchase a monthly pass if their commute includes both Lynx...
We know you love reading about all that the Bungalower neighborhoods have to offer and now we're going to help you experience the great things we write about. Each month, Bungalower Members get vouchers for new experiences in the Bungalower...
SunRail announced they will offer free rides for the first two weeks of service in May. Bungalower, along with other media outlets, reported back in March that SunRail would offer two free weeks in April. SunRail officials say those were just proposed...
Uber (Website | Facebook) is looking to expand to the Orlando area. Bungalower has learned that Uber is hiring drivers in Orlando for their UberX program for a possible expansion into Orlando. The app based car service provides on demand vehicles...
Every so often we like to give everyone an update on the top restaurant and bars we're looking forward to in the Bungalower area. Here's a run down of the places we are looking forward to trying: Barley & Vine Biergarten Barley...
Today we are very excited to announce Bungalower Memberships. We know you rely on Bungalower to provide with you with the latest information about what's happening in the downtown Orlando neighborhoods and today we're taking that to the next level. By...
Starting the week the Florida Department of Transportation will be running SunRail at their full schedule just without passengers. According to a press release from FDOT The testing will continue for several weeks, so that SunRail engineers and conductors are prepared...
The City of Orlando is studying what segments to include in a potential bike trail network within the City. The City received a grant from FDOT to conduct a trail network evaluation. The goals of the study are to: Promote bicycling as...
Lynx is studying transit alternatives for State Road 50 from the Lake County line all the way to 434. The study looks at how to move people along this east/west corridor which includes the new Creative Village area and Robinson...
Here's a look at the top projects we are looking forward to in 2014. We've broken them down into four categories; transportation, buildings, venues, districts. Take a look and let us know in the comments which one you are...
Shopping local can be fun and to help you out friends of Bungalower Pam Evans and Roger Amundsen put together a local shopping guide that include local Orlando business. We're working to include most of those businesses in our Bungalower...
Relief may be on the way for those who enjoy a mimosa or bloody mary with brunch or just like to get started early (we're not judging). The City of Orlando is considering allowing alcohol sales at restaurant, bars and...
We've been covering Orlando City Soccer's move to become an MLS team. The team owners along with MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that the Lions will be MLS' latest expansion team making them the 21st MLS team. The announcement took place...
As the holiday season gets underway (yes it's already here) we wanted to share with you some great local events happening this month and next. You can click here to checkout our full Bungalower Holiday Events Calendar. Friday — Happy Holidays...
The Orlando City Lions will play their next season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. While Orlando City Soccer will be building a new stadium it won't be ready in time for this season. Last season they played...
Guest Column by Phil Rawlins, president and part-owner of Orlando City Soccer Club. Bungalower readers, Last week’s unanimous (7-0) vote by the City of Orlando Commissioners in favor of providing funding for a downtown, multipurpose soccer stadium is one of the...
We've been hearing all sorts of things about SunRail's schedule. While the schedule on the website makes it pretty clear that there isn't any weekend service we are constantly hearing from people who it will run on the weekend,...
The City of Orlando notified the two companies who bid to set up and manage a bike share program in the city that CycleHop (Website), who recently purchased Orlando based SunCycles, ranked the highest. The City will now work to...
The first SunRail locomotives arrived this week. SuRail will be up and running by May. Photo courtesy SunRail.
As part of their proposal to the City of Orlando to operate a bike share program, CycleHop proposed 30 locations for their bike share hubs. CycleHop, in partnership with SunCylces, was one of two companies to respond to a request...
Starting today you can use Bungalower to help you find a new home to buy or rent. We've added real estate listings to our website. To checkout our real estate section you can go to realestate.bungalower.com or click on Real...