Winter Park

Team Explores Central Florida On Foot, Via Public Transit

Sometimes, you just need a brain break, especially during a busy week. A couple of Bike/Walk Central Florida team members recently snuck away from their desks to explore some of Central Florida’s transit options (all in the name of research, of course).  First, the duo headed to the Winter Park […]

Making Denning Drive a complete street

Travel down Denning Drive in Winter Park and you will notice orange cones, planted trees, newly painted crosswalks and a 10-foot wide trail as construction progresses on the east side from Mead Botanical Garden to Webster as a result of the Denning Drive Multi-Use Trail Project. This trail will connect […]

Bike to school at Brookshire Elementary

Parents and children of Brookshire Elementary are noticing a big perk as they return to school this week – a safer stretch of roadway to make it to class. The Orlando and Winter Park area got its first cycle track this summer. A cycle track, or protected bike lane, – […]

Slimming down Denning Drive

Denning Drive in Winter Park is going on a diet. This month, the Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency approved $500,000 in funding for a project to turn the four-lane Denning Drive, between Webster and Fairbanks avenues, into a road with two lanes. The OK from city officials is a big […]

Bicyclists take over Winter Park for Bike to Work Day

A sea of orange cyclists took to the streets of Winter Park for the first official “Biking Works” Bike to Work Day in March. The free community-wide event drew an excited crowd of about 70 people. After the 5-mile group ride through Winter Park’s neighborhoods, there was a healthy, happy […]

Count on MetroPlan Orlando

Guess how many people walk through the intersection of Park Ave. & Morse Blvd. from 4-6pm on a weekday?About 400!  That’s a whopping number of people taking a stroll through the heart of Winter Park.  A number that is difficult to calculate, without a set of eyes and ears on […]