ReThink Your Commute (Website) is encouraging Orlando residents to carpool to work on Thursday, September 20 as part of their Go DTO: Downtown Orlando Commute Challenge. One carpool group will be chosen to win a VIP parking spot in front...
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...
Gateway Orlando (Website), the black sheep of the Main Street program, has begun unveiling a public art project on the east side of town. LYNX has been painting a series of their older bus shelters in the Gateway District (along Semoran...
SunPass is finally ready to reimburse their customers who suffered from unexpected overdraft fees following the recent 170 million transaction backlog hullabaloo that occurred following a disastrous system upgrade. While a system was being upgraded by a third party, the...
"SGA has indicated they do not wish to fund the service any longer due to low ridership. The money saved from the elimination of the 212 will most likely be invested into other transportation services for the UCF student...
Orlandoan, Mike DiMauro, launched a petition on Change.org to have SunPass to waive fees for customers caught in a mess created as a result of a technological snafu. The aforementioned snafu comes as a result of a failed upgrade to the...
An Orlando resident is selling a customized three-wheeler on Facebook Marketplace, complete with rocking horse seat. The all-black mustang is selling for $200. Click HERE to see the listing for yourself and to ask for details.
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...
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...
MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties, has been carrying out a study to potentially reshape the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road, in Audubon Park as part of a new...
"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...
Colonial Drive will close to traffic from 10  p.m. Saturday, July 14 to 6 a.m. Sunday, July 14 for the installation of a truss for the new Pedestrian Overpass. Colonial will be closed between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue to...
The Florida Department of Transportation District Five is currently in the third phase of the SunRail extension to the Orlando International Airport. The study is meant to measure the validity of a transit connection between the SunRail system and the...
The City of Orlando is interested in signing Canin Associates to assist with the second phase of a "one-way to two-way" study on both Orange Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Orlando's North Quarter District (uptown), north of Colonial Drive. The...
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...
SunRail has just released their new schedule for their 17-mile southern expansion, which will add four new stations to the local train service. The new stations include Tupperware, Downtown Kissimmee, Meadow Woods, and Poinciana. Trains will begin running the new...
LYNX has officially hit the quarter-century mark. The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (that's their full name - like Lady Gaga is really Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) will be launching a months-long celebration for their riders and employees with surprise...
The Orange County Library System just released a roundup of different ways to get to their branches using alternative transportation on their blog - which we love. Click HERE to find out the best bike trails, SunRail times, and LYNX...
David Porter, owner of SunRailRiders.com, recently published an interview with SunRail Commission Chairwoman, Viviana Janer. The topic of discussion, was about the possibility of connecting SunRail to the airport, and why it's so important to do so. As well as...
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...
The City of Orlando has awarded a Professional Engineering Services contract to HDR Engineering, Inc., to update the City of Orlando Bicycle Plan. Two firms responded to a Request for Qualifications Statements for Professional Engineering Services in December, 2017; Toole...
The City of Orlando will apply a Safe Street initiative to Curry Ford's streetscape this week stretching between South Bumby Avenue to South Crystal Lake Drive, making it a temporary biking and pedestrian-friendly oasis. Contractors are already onsite installing temporary...
MetroPlan Orlando (Website) has launched a search for a new Executive Director, following the news that their current ED will soon be retiring. MetroPlan Orlando is a regional, metropolitan planning organization that oversees efforts in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties. Applicants...