Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced on Friday, April 3 that the planned transportation sales tax initiative would be put on the back burner for the immediate future. Mayor Demings stated that the...
The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority has announced that LYNX will switch to a Monday to Saturday schedule with a modified service schedule starting March 30 due to the pandemic. The Sunday schedule...
City of Winter Park staff are hard at work with the City Attorney to create a new framework for the introduction and implementation of micro-mobility devices. That's fancy talk for scooters, electric bikes, and things that make...
A new protected cycle path is in the works for downtown Orlando as part of the long-awaited Orlando Bicycle Beltway project. The 8.5-mile Beltway will take riders throughout downtown Orlando via a connecter...
The Orange County Board of County Commissioners got an update from County staff on the status of the Orange County Transportation Initiative (take a shot every time we say "county" in this piece). At...
The scooter program is reaching capacity as the City of Orlando has issued seven of ten available permits to national companies to operate within city limits since approving the one-year pilot in December 2019.
UPDATE: Wheels e-scooters cost $1 to unlock and 29 cents a minute to ride. Wheels (Website), is the latest micro-mobility company to launch its fleet of dockless e-scooters in Orlando...
Lynx (Website) has released its red scooters in downtown Orlando, joining Lime's 200 rigs that hit the streets late last month. Lynx will charge $1 to unlock their units and 15-cents per minute...
The $2.3 billion I-4 Ultimate project is officially 260 days behind schedule. A recent report filed by I-4 Mobility Partners with the Florida Department Transportation states that the project, which was scheduled to...
Orange County Mayor Deming's Transportation Initiative is attempting to gather feedback from county residents on what they think our region needs in regards to transportation. The county is hoping for a 1 percent...
Orlando is ramping up to finally launch some scooters since passing the new Motorized Scooters Pilot Program ordinance this past December. At this time, roughly four different companies have applied for a scooter...
Orlando City Council approved a one-year pilot program that will allow scooters in city limits. Under the proposal, companies could be allowed to pepper the city with fleets of up to 400 scooters,...
LYNX will offer a seasonally-inspired bus from December 2-21 this year, driven by none other than Santa Clause himself. The special bus is decked in gay apparel and will feature Mr. Kringle at...
EDIT: FDOT representatives have asked that we update this post with the following information: "Construction began February 2015. Regretably, there have been 5 worker fatalities. FDOT is demanding the contractor increase safety efforts...
Orange County will host a Transportation Town Hall on the evening of November 19 to get public input on how to improve its public transportation system. Orange County residents are being asked to...
Safr (Website) is a new women-focused ridesharing service created specifically for women. The company will launch in Downtown Orlando on Tuesday, October 1, via their app, which is available for both Android and...
We told you HERE in April that scooters probably weren't coming to Orlando any time soon but we are (tentatively) happy to say that the imaginary scooter timeline seems to have sped up.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wants to let Central Florida residents know that roundabouts are safe and work, or rather that, "Roundabouts are cool, yo." September 16-20 is National Roundabouts Week if you...
Lynx just won a federal grant that will allow them to invest in zero-emission buses for Downtown Orlando.  The regional transit operator will get $1.961 million as part of the Federal Transit Administration's Low...
Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill on Tuesday that will legalize electric scooters in Florida. HB 453: Micromobility Devices has gone into effect immediately and allows companies to operate anywhere in the state,...
On May 14 we wrote a Bring to Orlando column that petitioned LYNX to consider bringing in a third party company to sell privately funded Smart bus shelters - because we deserve fancy things.
Despite teasing us in February by putting their bikes on an actual street corner prior to launch, Uber's JUMP bike share system will not be coming to Orlando after all. Uber spokesperson, Javi Correoso,...
A section of westbound I-4 will close temporarily next week to facilitate I-4 Ultimate construction. A section of the interstate between Colonial Drive and State Road 408 will shut down from midnight to...
Two years after the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study was initiated in 2017, an official design recommendation has finally been released by project lead, MetroPlan Orlando. The new plan for Audubon Park's Corrine...
LYNX was founded in May 1972 to serve Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. It was known as Tri-County Transit until 1992 when it officially changed its name to LYNX and then to the Central Florida Regional Transportation...