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...
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 feature on the SunRail.com website provide real-time train locations and arrival times for each station. On the desktop site you can see a map of all the stations along with the current location and direction of all the...
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.
Students and staff of the new Valencia College and UCF campuses at Creative Village will be able to ride SunRail for free in August and September, thanks to a new partnership with the rail system.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Bungalower has been covering SunRail since before the 32-mile commuter rail system launched its first phase in May 2014. Since then, the fledgling transit project has expanded and now serves 16 stations that through...
MetroPlan is neck deep in their Corrine Drive Complete Streets study and held their first public workshop at Leu Gardens on July 27. The above video was a promo for the workshop which has already taken place, which presented...
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...
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...
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...
A recent press release from the Florida Department of Transportation has revealed that Brightline has submitted a proposal to provide intercity passenger rail service between Orlando and Tampa. The proposal was submitted in response to a Request for Proposals issued...
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...
The City of Orlando will host a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to collect public feedback in order to update the City's Bicycle Plan. This will be the City's first...
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...
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,...
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 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...
Last May we discussed the impending improvements for the Colonial/I-4 interchange, an "Ultimate Colonial." Changes will include I-4 entrance and exit ramp overhauls and a complete makeover of the Colonial Drive intersections near and under the I-4 overpass, including: On the...
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...
Following a directive put forth by Governor Ron "I Need A Haircut" DeSantis, work on the I-4 Ultimate project will be intensified this week while traffic is reduced due to the pandemic. Beginning...
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...