West Colonial Drive will be closed between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue during three consecutive weekends this month to accommodate the pouring of concrete for the new pedestrian bridge. During the closures, concrete trucks will be on0site to pour and...
A video, recorded by Orlando resident Hogan Birney, is making the rounds on social media of a local UPS truck driving on a bike path alongside Bumby Avenue in Audubon Park. This isn't an isolated case, as anyone in the...
The City of Orlando hosted a media event on Tuesday, July 24, as an official follow-up to the embattled Curry Ford Road Saftey Demonstration project which was hosted by Smart Growth America in April of this year. The monthlong experiment transformed...
Plans have been submitted by Highwoods Properties, Inc., to renovate the exterior of the Eola Park Centre office building at 200 E. Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando. The subject site is bounded on the north side by East Robinson,...
Contrary to an announcement made earlier this year, China-based dockless bike sharing company, ofo (Website), will not be coming to Orlando. The Beijing-based company is presently found in over 30 different American markets, but as of last week, they will be...
"What should we as a community know to ensure smart planning and development for now and into the future? How do we meet our growing needs while keeping Florida beautiful?" - League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters...
Last week the City of Orlando held a public workshop to share proposed improvements for the Orlando Main Streets Bicycle and Pedestrian Study in the Milk and Mills 50 districts. We first wrote about the study HERE this past December. The study area...
Work began last October to transform a segment of Winter Park's Denning Drive into a two-lane road with a new multi-use trail that would run parallel, to the east. The new 10-foot-wide multi-use trail, which is already completed, now runs from Mead...
Late last week the City of Orlando unveiled a fowl new bike rack at Lake Eola. The City decided to that there was a need to replace some aging hanger racks that had been located on the eastern edge of Lake...
With the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge support tower nearly finished, Orlando residents are suddenly becoming much more aware of the bridge project than they were before. The 200 foot-long bridge is being hailed as the missing connection between the Orlando Urban...
"Hey Bungalower, what's the plan for Lake Ivanhoe in regards to I-4 Ultimate? Will there be walk ways?" - Bungalower Reader According to our contacts at the Florida Department of Transportation, there will be a number of pedestrian access points...
UPDATE: The larger five-cities ride has reached capacity (300 riders) but the smaller single-city events are still open for registration.  Bike/Walk Central Florida (Website) is hosting their second Bike 5 Cities event on May 5, where participants will be able to...
The City of Orlando is installing a biker bar at the corner of Princeton and 17-92 for cyclists to use on the Orlando Urban Trail. As first reported by the Orlando Bike Coalition, the bar allows for cyclists, primarily those...
The City of Orlando is a week into their two-block-long Safe Streets Initiative on Curry Ford, and people have a lot of feelings about it. Orlando and the Central Florida Region have repeatedly placed in the Top Ten Metropolitan Areas...
Local musician, Eugene Snowden, will be releasing a new solo album this month and in celebration he is hosting a month-long event called, Eugene Snowden's Truth Trail. The name is a nod to Snowden's ongoing concert series, Ten Pints of...
The City of Winter Park launched a Multi-use Trail project for Denning Drive in October 2017. Phase one has already nearing completed and the second phase will launch on Monday, February 5, between Fairbanks Avenue and Morse Boulevard. Construction will...
The Florida Department of Transportation's Local Agency Program (LAP) is entering an agreement with the City of Orlando to close two gaps in the Orlando Urban Trail network; in the North Quarter and in the SODO Main Street area...
The City of Orlando has posted a Request for Qualification Statements in regards to aiding them in the construction of a Downtown Connector Trail. The City of Orlando and Mayor Buddy Dyer have espoused a renewed interest in creating a...
"Have you heard anything about the city paying for murals on the new Gertrudes walk extensions or something like that?" - Scott Mann, Highforge Solutions Mr. Mann reached out with the above question over the weekend, and according to the...
According to the West Orlando News, there are over 250 registered sex offenders that live near the new multi-use path that was recently installed along Westmoreland Drive, calling it "Mayor Dyer's Sex Offender Sidewalk." Read their full story HERE. According...
With the construction of the new Parramore K-8 school nearing completion. The City of Orlando will be carrying out major renovations and improvements along the Westmoreland Drive corridor. The improvements will take place in the general area of the new...
"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...
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...
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,...