Orlando’s summer of sharrows Orlando’s summer of sharrows
Denning Dr. headed in the right direction Denning Dr. headed in the right direction
Defensive walking vs. Distracted walking Defensive walking vs. Distracted walking
UCF needs more crosswalks, better lighting, study says UCF needs more crosswalks, better lighting, study says
News To Use Riding a bus makes you healthier

Riding a bus makes you healthier

State Road 50 — or Colonial Drive — is not always the most pleasant commute. Congestion. Stop-and-go traffic. Not very bike-friendly or walkable. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been proposed as one possible solution for these commuting challenges. And a recent study conducted by MetroPlan Orlando reports a SR 50 BRT […]

Community Events Orlando Health & BFF promote PED safety at ORMC campus

Orlando Health & BFF promote PED safety at ORMC campus

Injuries caused by motor vehicles striking people walking or biking are one of the top five types of trauma treated at the Orlando Regional Medical Center. Part of National Trauma Awareness Month – Orlando Health and BFF hung out at several crosswalks around Orlando Health’s ORMC campus on May 24, […]

People On Foot Walking as therapy

Walking as therapy

David Moran, 32, is the program coordinator for Bike/Walk Central Florida and the related program Best Foot Forward. An avid walker, he put his feet in motion as he grappled with the aftermath of the Pulse shootings. Why walk?  Walking the city – biking – being out and about – […]

People On Bikes Orlando’s summer of sharrows

Orlando’s summer of sharrows

Look out, City Beautiful, Orlando’s working towards a new moniker – the City Bikeable. Earlier this year, we shared an Orlando Sentinel story about the City of Orlando installing 50 new bike sharrows – markings in the road that tell drivers that they must share the road with people biking. […]

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Orlando’s summer of sharrows
People On Bikes

Orlando’s summer of sharrows

Look out, City Beautiful, Orlando’s working towards a new moniker – the City Bikeable. Earlier this year, we shared an Orlando Sentinel story about the City of Orlando installing 50 new bike sharrows – markings in the road that tell drivers that they must share the road with people biking. […]

Walking and biking on Oak Ridge Rd.
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Walking and biking on Oak Ridge Rd.

Residents living around Oak Ridge Road between Millenia Boulevard and Orange Blossom Trail (US 441) may be getting a make-over — a “concrete” make-over where sidewalks get fatter, roads skinnier and medians wide enough for bicycles, wheelchairs, and strollers. This is all part of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ INVEST […]

Denning Dr. headed in the right direction
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Denning Dr. headed in the right direction

Speedometers in hand, a host of Winter Park workshop participants explored a small segment of Denning Drive up close and personal in May and saw how motorists tend to drive about 10 mph above the 30 mph posted limit. The City of Winter Park is considering the possibility of narrowing four-lane […]

Riding a bus makes you healthier
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Riding a bus makes you healthier

State Road 50 — or Colonial Drive — is not always the most pleasant commute. Congestion. Stop-and-go traffic. Not very bike-friendly or walkable. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been proposed as one possible solution for these commuting challenges. And a recent study conducted by MetroPlan Orlando reports a SR 50 BRT […]

Defensive walking vs. Distracted walking
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Defensive walking vs. Distracted walking

Here’s the question: Should people who are walking maintain the same degree of focus we expect of drivers? Let’s put it to the test. In this corner, we’ve got: the data. Researchers have found that texting changes the way we walk. Texters tend to slow down, shorten their stride and […]