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Walkable communities: Turning today’s vision into reality

Creating Vibrant Communities A recent Wall Street Journal article brings about a few questions: Shouldn’t everyone be able to live somewhere that offers a safe, healthy and walkable environment? How do we create more vibrant communities while improving safety for all?  These are more than just goals or ideas for […]

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Changes coming to Curry Ford Road

Will a road diet of Curry Ford Road make it safer for those biking and walking? That’s what the City of Orlando is trying to find out. As part of Smart Growth America’s Safe Streets Academy, the City has chosen the Curry Ford Road corridor (from S. Bumby Avenue to […]

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MetroPlan Orlando calling for feedback on Corrine Dr. designs

Last year, MetroPlan Orlando launched the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study to explore how to make Corrine Drive safer and better for all road users. Now, early design concepts of Corrine Drive have been released, and MetroPlan Orlando wants to know your thoughts on the six ideas that could each […]

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Study shows Robinson Street is a vital, multi-modal corridor

There is no doubt that Robinson Street is an important lifeline to the City of Orlando.  It runs through the heart of the city serving a diverse range of people including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, motorists and freight/trucks.  Robinson Street also borders Lake Eola Park – a major downtown destination.  Thousands […]

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A wonderfully clear explanation on how road diets work

A word that keeps popping up as the Florida Department of Transportation moves toward safer streets is road diet. The concept can be hard to wrap your head around. If you need a visual, take a look at these four short videos from Planner Jeff Speck that show you exactly what […]