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...
Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator's inaugural cohort of do-good businesses pitched for a $25,000 prize package Thursday night to a room full of local investors. The winner of the night was Omnimodal, a local tech company looking to make...
Cyclehop (Website), the parent company of Juice Bike Share, is launching an all-in-one, open platform mobility app called HOPR. HOPR will allow users to access local bike share platforms, ride shares, trains, buses, and even water taxis using one app for...
SunRail will be testing trains on the tracks in the southern expansion area between the Sand Lake Road and Poinciana stations in the next few weeks. The testing will take place during the daytime with varying dates and times. Testing is...
LYNX has signed a partnership deal with ridesharing giant, Lyft, to enhance their ACCESS LYNX program. The deal will allow LYNX to meet the demand of their para-transit passengers during peak utilization periods by enabling their passengers to use Lyft's...
There are multiple rolling roadblocks scheduled on eastbound 408 between Good Homes Road and Magnolia Avenue between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. on Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11, this weekend. During those times many entrance ramps...
Orlando's homegrown Juice Bike Share could be getting its first real competition soon, in the form of Chinese bike share company, ofo. Ofo (Website) was founded in 2014 and is arguably one of, if not the, first dockless bike sharing platform...
UPDATE - LYNX is running a regular weekday schedule, except for Links 416 and 427.   SunRail will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Service will resume Tuesday morning. The 2018 Downtown Orlando MLK Parade will...
Hyperloop One (Facebook | Website), now Virgin Hyperloop One following a massive investment from Mr. Richard "Halle Berry X-Men Hair" Branson, is still 12-odd years away but you can start planning for your future trips right now. A new multimodal trip-planning app...
All UCF students, faculty, and staff are now able to ride all LYNX routes at no cost if they show a valid UCF-issue ID card. This deal also includes KnightLYNX routes that serve the main campus between 6 p.m. and...
They City of Orlando has established eight new loading zones for residents to catch their rides out of Downtown. The zones are meant to make it easier for those leaving at nighttime to use ride-sharing services or to catch...
The Sun Sentinel wrote on December 28 that Brightline (Website) would be rolling out its high(er) speed passenger train service the week of January 8. The service will launch with the shorter Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach route, followed by the additions of...
"Why is Amelia Street not allowed to cross over Magnolia and is instead met with this barrier? Amelia runs both ways right before Magnolia!" - Andrew According to pretty-City Press Secretary Cassandra Lafser, the island that blocks said traffic at...
The City of Orlando has initiated a Bicycle and Pedestrian Study for the Milk and Mills 50 Main Street Districts and they need public input on what areas they should be focusing on for possible improvements. Possible points of interest...
SunRail will be offering special train service on December 28 and January 1 for those looking to attend the Camping World Bowl and/or the Citrus Bowl. The Camping World Bowl at Camping World Stadium (Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State) will...
The League of American Bicyclists (Website) recognized Winter Park as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community.  The City of Winter Park applied for the designation, which is presented only to communities with strong commitments to bicycling. The BFC program is meant as...
American cartoonist Paul Frank (Website) has launched a takeover of 200 Orlando Juice bikes for the next month. Frank is known for his collection of illustrated characters like Julius the Monkey but has a a number of others like Dazzle the...
UPDATE: Central Avenue should reopen by 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 5 We often get photographs from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town so we feature them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in...
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...