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DTO wants to hear about your vision for the North Quarter

Want to be a part of transforming an area of downtown Orlando? The city wants to hear from you. Learn and share your thoughts during their upcoming workshops and studios. Help develop the transportation vision for the North Quarter Join the city in developing a Transportation Vision for the North […]

People On Foot

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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Orlando Sentinel: Pedestrians, bicyclists could soon see safer conditions in Winter Park

The City of Winter Park has a lot of great things going for it when it comes to the biking and walking scene – just look at its SunRail station, bustling Park Avenue and Cady Way Trail. The city is committed to continuing its pursuit of safer streets by creating […]

Newsletter / People On Foot

Metro Orlando least walkable city, says new report

Metro Orlando has a long way to go when it comes to being friendly to people on foot, at least according to a walkability study just completed by George Washington University and Smart Growth America, a pro-neighborhood group. The report looked at the nation’s 30 largest metro areas and ranked […]

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Walkability expert Jeff Speck visits Orlando

Lose weight, save money, help the environment. Those are some of the major benefits of walking, according to city planner, urban designer and author Jeff Speck, who recently spoke in Orlando. Walkability is key to getting people out of their cars and on their feet, Speck said. He defined walkability as […]