Civic Issues

Orlando’s transit lady is digging into our commuting issues

Figuring out how best to commute to work is Courtney Reynold’s life’s work. As a program manager for reThink Your Commute, Reynolds helps connect employers and employees with transit options other than driving alone. “The way to change things is to start somewhere,” she said. Reynolds began her relationship with public transportation in the fifth […]

/ January 24, 2019


The rent is too dang high in Orlando

📸: pulptown Nothing makes a term like “affordable housing” go from wonky to real world quite like getting a rent-increase notice in the mail. That’s what happened to reader Alison Rivera, who wrote this in response to our recent call-out asking for your questions about housing in Orlando: “How will they fix this? I just […]

/ January 22, 2019


5 stats to use next time you talk about affordable housing in Orlando

default 📸: @wallflowe12 It’s no secret that Orlando is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis and has been for a long time. But even just the phrase “affordable housing” has become so commonplace that it’s easy for us to assume we know what we’re talking about. That’s why we’re digging into what exactly […]

/ January 11, 2019