Month: April 2016

Fatal hit-and-runs on the rise in Orange County

It was supposed to be a simple errand to the Walgreens across the street.  But minutes after leaving his apartment, 39-year-old Rasheed Wiggins was dead.  Hit three times by three different drivers – two who fled the scene.  Rasheed was standing in the median when he was hit – he […]

We need you! Give your input on Denning Dr. at these community meetings

The City of Winter Park, with assistance from GAI Consultants, Inc., will hold two public involvement meetings to discuss Denning Drive, its current conditions, and future possibilities. The first meeting, will be in a workshop format and held Thursday, May 12. The follow-up meeting, will be held Tuesday, June 7. Both meetings will be from […]

MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped injuries and fatalities still on the rise

MetroPlan Orlando has released its latest pedestrian and bicyclist crash trends report for the tri-county area (Orange County, Osceola County and Seminole County). The report reviewed injury and fatality crash data between 2007 and 2015. Some good news. MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped-related crashes are increasing less near Downtown Orlando. But […]