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Keep up with the Corrine Drive Study
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Keep up with the Corrine Drive Study

Want to stay up to date with the Complete Streets study of Corrine Drive? MetroPlan Orlando, who is leading the study, is making it easy. CorrineDriveStudy.org brings you to a dedicated page to find all the news, and you can even sign up to receive email updates. The timeline on […]

Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released
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Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released

Smart Growth America (SGA) has released a series of recommendations about how to make a region safer through changes to land use, transportation decision-making practices and culture. Which region specifically? Central Florida, the heart of the state infamous for having the highest rate of vehicle/pedestrian injuries and death. SGA’s Central […]

Making Orlando a “model city” for people biking and walking
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Making Orlando a “model city” for people biking and walking

Billy Hattaway, the City of Orlando’s transportation director and BWCF board chair, sat down with WMFE’s Matthew Peddie to talk about his role in making Orlando streets safer for people biking and walking. In the interview, Hattaway talks about becoming a champion for bike and pedestrian safety in his previous role […]

MetroPlan Orlando has launched a study of Corrine Drive, focusing on how to transform the road from one that was once used by military vehicles to a corridor better suited for local businesses, walking and cycling. The road is bordered by Orlando and Winter Park. (Kevin Spear / Orlando Sentinel)
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Complete Streets goals

Ever tried to walk from dinner at East End Market to dessert at Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream in the Audubon Park neighborhood? Corrine Drive, which runs between the two, has plenty of traffic and too few crosswalks. That fear for your life as you dart across the four-lane road makes […]

City of Orlando building pedestrian overpass across SR 50
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City of Orlando building pedestrian overpass across SR 50

The City of Orlando is working toward becoming a safer, more connected place for pedestrians and bicyclists. Part of that work starts this month, as construction gets underway on a pedestrian overpass. From the City of Orlando website:  The City of Orlando is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, and connected pedestrian […]