Scooter and micro-mobility companies were given a heads up to remove their fleet from the Central Business District immediately due to ongoing protests in downtown Orlando. The temporary ban on scooters is effective...
Hertz Global Holdings (Website), the parent company of Hertz Car Rentals, filed for Chapter 11 Reorganization on Friday, May 22. The international company, which also owns Dollar and Thrifty, filed a claim for...
The City of Winter Park has just announced that it will be providing free Wi-Fi service in and around Central Park and Shady Park in the city’s downtown business district, funded by the Community Redevelopment Agency.
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,...
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...
SPONSORED: Quick Ease Mobile Car Wash (Facebook | Website) is a handy new service that brings the car wash to you. Their IDA-certified detailers offer a full range of services from basic washes to...
A new Florida-based company called "Beep" just announced a deal with NAVYA (Website), a leader in the autonomous vehicle market to test their driverless vehicles in Lake Nona. Beep (Website) will lead testing...
The City of Orlando has begun painting dockless parking boxes across Downtown Orlando to encourage riders to leave their bikes in areas that are out of the way of pedestrians and oncoming traffic. Orlando City Hall adopted revisions to the existing...
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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...
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...
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...
Events this weekend will draw thousands of visitors to Downtown Orlando, so the City of Orlando has issued a Transportation advisory for travelers in the area who may be affected by road closures or excessive traffic. Travelers are encouraged to...
Image via processarchitecturellc.com Process Architecture LLC (Website) has designed a series of illuminated bus stops in a nod to the vintage signage all along the Mills 50 corridor. In partnership with LYNX, the new L-shaped shelters will be installed between now...
In the age of Google Maps, most people are used to seeing their cities through the lens of the automobile. Grids and crosshatched lines are often what come to mind when they think of the urban environment. But its...
Thanks to a frequent Bungalower reader, we were able to find this graphic detailing the extent to which the Ivanhoe I-4 ramp area will be changing due to the I-4 Ultimate expansion. As seen above, the entire exit ramp will...
A survey conducted by the City of Orlando's Transportation and Planning department took an in depth look at the existing cycling infrastructure in City limits recently. We took a moment to choose four of the projects that really caught our eye...
We've had a number of our Bungalower readers asking us about the timeline for the upcoming Colonial Drive pedestrian bridge project. We first wrote about the planned connection between the Orlando Urban Trail and Gertrude's Walk back in March...
  CycleHop's Orlando Bike Share has been renamed, Juice Bike Share (Website). In a move that coincided with a massive increase in bike share stations across the city (200 more bikes have been added to the system, following the launch which...
LYNX announced last month that it would be making some system-wide changes by April. The LYNX Board of Directors will be voting on service change proposals at their upcoming March 26 meeting. The biggest change would see an extension to the...
At a ribbon cutting on Friday, Orlando Bike Share launched its short-term bike rental program. City and County officials attended the event at the OUC Reliable Plaza bike sharing station. Before a short group ride led by Mayor Dyer, OUC President...
Editor's note: This is the second post in a series counting down to 2015. This year was a big year for transportation in Orlando. Here's a recap of new services and infrastructure available in the downtown Orlando area. 1. SunRail   SunRail opened for...
Orlando Bike Share (Website | Facebook) began station installations today. Last month, we told you which four locations would be the first to have a station. Today Orlando Bike Share plans to install 11 bike share racks at Skyhouse, 7 on...
Last week we wrote about the Florida Department of Transportation testing an additional round-trip train for late-night service. Today the City of Orlando and SunRail also announced free, but limited service on January 1, 2015. The New Year's Day service is...