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Roundabouts: Not just for Europeans
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Roundabouts: Not just for Europeans

When you picture a roundabout, you might also picture Big Ben or the Eiffel Tower in the distance behind it. Thanks to recent reports, though, we’re starting to see more roundabouts stateside. Research points to these road circles as safer and more efficient than the sharp-angled intersection, and transportation agencies across the United […]

Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise
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Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise

Have you ever had trouble walking or bicycling across Colonial Dr. near downtown Orlando? Get ready to literally rise above the chaotic traffic with a safer route. The City of Orlando’s Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is beginning to take shape and will eventually connect trails in an effort to get bikers and […]

Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier
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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero
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Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero

It takes a village to make our streets more walkable – or in Vision Zero’s case, it takes a whole lot of villages. Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a roadway system with no fatalities or serious injuries, still has a long way to go, but […]

Your Corrine Drive Wish List: Take the Survey
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Your Corrine Drive Wish List: Take the Survey

MetroPlan Orlando – in coordination with Orange County, the City of Orlando and the City of Winter Park – launched a Complete Streets Study of Corrine Drive in East Orlando last month, kicking off the study’s first phase: Research and Public Listening. Study leaders are asking residents, business owners and […]