Mobility Week 2017
Modes of Transportation
Here are the various transportation options available in Central Florida. Choose your favorite mode of transportation to find out more information and resources related to that mode, then take the transportation challenge.
Explore SunRail, Central Florida’s commuter rail line, providing service from DeBary in Volusia County to Sand Lake Road in Orange County. The southern expansion into Osceola County is currently underway with four new stations now under construction. These new stations include the Meadow Woods Station in Orange County, and the Tupperware Station, downtown Kissimmee Station and the Poinciana Station in Osceola County.
Ride around Central Florida without having to worry about parking or the cost of gasoline. Use the following options based on the county you live in:
LYNX–Serving Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. LYNX offers a free service within downtown Orlando called LYMMO.
Votran–Serving Volusia County.
Space Coast Area Transit–Serving Brevard County.
SunTran–Serving Marion County.
LakeXpress–Serving Lake and Sumter Counties.
Many of these agencies also offer complimentary on-call services for individuals who are not able to use the regular fixed route bus service because of a disability, age or other limitations.
These services are further described on the website of each of these agencies.
Ridesharing is a great way to cutting down transportation costs and reducing your carbon footprint. Visit reThink to find out more about commute options such as carpooling and vanpooling and other commuter programs.
Telework is a work arrangement whereby employees are allowed to perform the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions through the use of computers or telecommunications, at home or another place apart from the employees' usual place of work. Ask your supervisor or human resources staff if you can telework during Mobility Week.
Bicycling is one of the most utilized modes of active transportation in Central Florida. Thousands of Central Florida residents bike to work as their primary mode or use their bikes in conjunction with bus/rail.
For information on bicycling, visit the following resources:
Walking has significant benefits on our transportation system, environment and personal health. Visit mapmywalk to find printable walking maps of any city. The resources below provide information on pedestrian laws, responsibilities and safety tips.
Walking and Bicycling Safety
Under Florida law, a bicycle is considered a vehicle, and is entitled to share the road with cars, trucks and other vehicles. Become familiar with state traffic laws that apply to bicycles and pedestrians.
Additional bicycle and pedestrian resources are listed below.
You can always use other options such as taxis, private car share or ride hailing services for your last mile connectivity or in conjunction with other commuter benefits programs.