Media Releases

Orlando Welcomed 66 Million Visitors in 2015

Visit Orlando announced a new all-time record for the destination. In 2015, 66.1 million people visited Orlando, growing 5.5 percent from 2014 and solidifying Orlando's position as the most visited destination in the nation.

UCF/Alafaya Trail Pedestrian Safety Study Public Meeting on May 18

Orange County is conducting a Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Study along segments of Alafaya Trail, University Boulevard and McCulloch Road around the UCF area. The study area is approximately 4.6 miles. The purpose of the study is to identify pedestrian and bicycle crossing needs and develop viable safety improvements and enhancements to create opportunities for...

Heroin Epidemic

"As I testified before Congress, too many prescription drug abusers have found an inexpensive and too often deadly alternative in heroin. As recommended by our Heroin Task Force, the life-saving drug naloxone needs to be more accessible - and without a prescription - as well as available at a reasonable cost. I applaud the...