Robinson Street is a roadway along downtown Orlando’s premier park space. However, it is also a barrier for pedestrian and bicycle access, and mobility. This is a highly contentious project: the surrounding neighborhoods’ fear of auto traffic diversion and the need for bicycle and pedestrian access created two factions of stakeholders.
Data-supported planning, developed by Kittelson, dispelled myths about the project and helped stakeholders to understand the trade-offs and explore the full range of potential solutions.
Dispelling Traffic Myths with Data
A road diet with a cycle track is being advanced to concept development, a first for Orlando and the Florida Department of Transportation, District 5.