Take the Mix-It-Up Challenge

Mix-It-Up for Mobility Week 2019

Take the challenge to try a new way to travel during Mobility Week 2019. The Mix-It-Up Challenge is an opportunity to earn rewards for riding transit, biking, walking, carpooling or teleworking.


Wondering how you could Mix-It-Up?

  • Save money and make new friends by carpooling to work
  • Burn extra calories by biking or walking to the gym
  • Explore a new route by traveling on a bus or train
  • Skip traffic by working from home

Sign up today

Click here to join the Mix-It-Up Challenge. Questions? Call 866-610-RIDE (7433).


Prize Details:
Participants that log trips between Oct 25–Nov 1, 2019 will be automatically entered in a drawing for prizes. Winners will be selected randomly. Winners will be notified via email by November 15, 2019 and will have until November 30, 2019 to claim prize(s) once notified. If winners do not reply within the required timeframe, they forfeit all rights to prizes, and another winner will be selected. Prizes will include gift cards, passes to local attractions, and other promotional items.

Transportation Choices in District 5

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.

Train

Rail

Explore SunRail, Central Florida’s commuter rail line, providing service from DeBary in Volusia County to Poinciana in Osceola County. The southern expansion into Osceola County was completed with four new stations in Summer 2018. 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.


Bus

Bus

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:

LakeXpress
Serving Lake County.

LYNX
Serving Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. LYNX offers a free service within downtown Orlando called LYMMO.

Space Coast Area Transit
Serving Brevard County.

Sumter County Transit
Serving Sumter County.

SunTran
Serving Marion County.

Votran
Serving Volusia County.

Many of these agencies also offer paratransit 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.

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Carpool

Ridesharing

Ridesharing is a great way to save money and reduce your carbon footprint. Visit the website for reThink Your Commute to find out more about commute options such as carpooling, biking and telecommuting.


Telework

Telework

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

Bicycling

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:

Brevard County Information

Hopr Bike (Formerly Juice)

Lake/Sumter County Bicycle Program

Marion County Bicycle Information

Orange, Osceola and Seminole Information

Orlando Bike Share Program

Strava Metro Data

University of Central Florida Bike Share Program

Volusia County Bicycling Map


Walking

Walking

Walking has significant benefits on our transportation system, environment and on our 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.

Florida Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center

National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Synopsis


Other Resources

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.