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UCF Area Pedestrian Safety


Orange County has conducted a pedestrian safety study along approximately 4.6 miles of roadway near the UCF area. The study corridors are Alafaya Trail from Challenger Parkway to McCulloch Road, University Boulevard from Rouse Road to Alafaya Trail and McCulloch Road from Alafaya Trail to North Orion Boulevard.

The design and construction of the study recommendations will be split into phases.

The first phase project limits include Alafaya trail from Challenger Parkway to McCulloch Road and University Boulevard from Quadrangle Boulevard to Alafaya Trail. The Phase I design will consist of additional guideway signage, new pedestrian channelization in medians, new landscaping, intersection improvements with curb modifications and enhanced crosswalks, new pedestrian-scale lighting, a much wider sidewalk along the UCF frontage, and two new signalized mid-block crosswalks.

Additional phases will be developed as funding becomes available.


The purpose of this design will be to take the recommendations from the study and transfer those concepts into engineered construction plans. The Public Works Engineering Division will work closely with the Florida Department of Transportation and the University of Central Florida during the development of the construction plans. A high level of detail, design analysis and adherence to federal, state and local regulations will be necessary to permit this project.


The first phase of implementing the study recommendations is underway with the design preparation of the first phase.

Public Involvement

Orange County and the design consultant will be available for meeting with small groups and individuals to discuss all aspects of the project. A project newsletter will be issued to announce the start of the design project to property owners along the improvement corridors and this website will be updated over the course of the project.

Contact Us

Cathy Evangelo, P.E., Senior Engineer
Orange County Public Works Department
4200 S. John Young Parkway
Orlando FL 32839

Phone: 407-836-8034
Fax: 407-836-8024

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.