Getting around Orlando Neighborhoods without a Car
Orlando is booming…so are Orlando municipalities, and Orlando neighborhoods. Greater Orlando is focused on building better roads and infrastructure to accommodate the growing population and to accommodate traffic for world class venues that are being built. Renovation on Interstate 4 (I-4) highway expansion is starting and expected to take 7 years to complete. Total cost… $2.3 billion.
Most people who visit Orlando for the first time are unaware how geographically spread out the cities and Orlando neighborhoods are. Most work commutes in the Orlando area are a 30-45 minute drive from the Orlando neighborhoods. With rising car expenses, and focus on physical well-being, more homeowners are looking for alternative ways to travel. Try the eco-friendly habit of moving about outside the Orlando neighborhoods without the use of a car.
Traveling Orlando Neighborhoods without a car
Orlando walkable neighborhoods are not a prevalent choice and the majority of traveling to Orlando neighborhoods require car usage. Despite this, Orlando is making great strides to find alternatives to car transportation. There are alternatives to walkable Orlando neighborhoods that minimize the use of a car.
- Train: Sunrail is the Orlando neighborhoods newest commuter rail running from Deland to downtown Orlando. Phase 2 is being built which will extend from Sand Lake Road to Poinciana. There will retail hubs built around these stations, and local leaders believe the Orlando neighborhoods home values surrounding these Sunrail stations will increase over time. In addition,is the All Aboard Train linking major Florida city airports.
- Bus: LYMMO Bus Service offers free services for downtown Orlando users over 21 stops. Knight Lynx offers free transportation during weekend nights for UCF students between downtown Orlando and UCF area. There is the local Lynx paid bus service service with stops throughout Central Florida counties of Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola, Polk, and Volusia.
- Bike Sharing Programs: OrlandoBikeShare.com has a service where you can rent bikes in 4 downtown Orlando locations to be used instead of driving. Any residents of Winter Park, can rent bike for free at the Winter Park Library with a library card.
- Neighbor Electric Vehicle: If you live in Celebration, but do not live close to the town center, you can get around in a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV). Celebration is the only town that allows use of NEV.
- Golf Carts: Golf carts are very prevalent in 55+ communities in Central Florida. If you live in Kings Ridge in Clermont, you can easily drive your golf cart to the Publix shopping center and park right in front of the store.
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