Changemakers

Denise Diaz gives Lynx riders’ a seat at the table

Denise Diaz has been helping get people to work for years. As the executive director at Central Florida Jobs with Justice, her goal is to listen to the needs of public transit commuters. She finds herself in the office more these days, but for years she road Lynx buses and asked passengers questions about their […]

/ February 19, 2019


SunRail blogger is trying to be passengers’ voice

Public transit runs in David Porter’s DNA. His father helped power the third rail in New York City’s subway system for more than 30 years, and Porter grew up navigating his way through the city’s boroughs via public transit. Porter first moved to Orlando to work as a writer for the Orlando Sentinel, before leaving […]

/ February 13, 2019


Omnimodal wants you to swipe right on public transit

Can technology help Orlando overcome its traffic woes? David Thomas Moran and Nathan Selikoff think it’s a good first step. Moran and Selikoff met through a community art project focused on public transit in Orlando, bonding over their mutual love for the city and their frustration over how difficult it can be to get around […]

/ February 1, 2019