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...
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...