Orlando Sentinel: Florida’s bike paths to get $25 million annually Orlando Sentinel: Florida’s bike paths to get $25 million annually
Orlando Sentinel: Plan, cooperate to make roads safer for bicyclists Orlando Sentinel: Plan, cooperate to make roads safer for bicyclists
Fox 35: MetroPlan gives $100k for pedestrian safety initiative Fox 35: MetroPlan gives $100k for pedestrian safety initiative
People for Bikes: Florida approves $25 million in annual funding for trails People for Bikes: Florida approves $25 million in annual funding for trails
News To Use Orlando Sentinel: Something’s afoot – Communities become more walkable

Orlando Sentinel: Something’s afoot – Communities become more walkable

Beth Kassab with the Orlando Sentinel shares her personal experiences with walkable communities. Check out the original story here. A few nights ago I walked to dinner. The kids hopped on their bikes, and my husband and I followed on foot. The squeals of soaked toddlers darting in and out […]

Community Events Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Share the Road Celebration of Cycling

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Share the Road Celebration of Cycling

Head over to Clermont, Fla. for this three-day event that will not disappoint. On Day 1, The Celebration of Cycling will feature key speakers such as Bike/Walk Central Florida Chair and FDOT District 1 Secretary Billy Hattaway, Presidents of the FL Senate Andy Gardiner, City of Orlando Transportation Planner Ian […]

People On Foot Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs puts her best foot forward for pedestrian safety

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs puts her best foot forward for pedestrian safety

In the recent Orange County Connect Newsletter, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs discusses her commitment to pedestrian safety in letter to readers. Greetings, As families prepare for the first day of school in Orange County, I encourage you to join our efforts to keep our most precious citizens safe as […]

People On Bikes BWL Column: Cyclists should ride right and go with the flow

BWL Column: Cyclists should ride right and go with the flow

Our friends at BikeWalkLee touched on an important issue in their recent column post regarding cyclists riding with or against traffic. Check out their post below and visit their blog for more great stories from BikeWalkLee. Wrong-way bicycling has gotten a lot of attention lately. Yesterday’s News-Press included an open letter to […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Rain can’t damper fun of first Ride for our Homies
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Orlando Sentinel: Rain can’t damper fun of first Ride for our Homies

When Retro City Cycles hosted a fundraiser, “Ride for our Homies,” on July 18, they learned a couple of things about how to effectively stage these kinds of events.  The first was that their decision to use “selfies” – having five check points, and encouraging bicycle riders to stop and take […]

Orlando Sentinel: Bicyclists happy Seminole will fill gaps on Rinehart Trail
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Orlando Sentinel: Bicyclists happy Seminole will fill gaps on Rinehart Trail

Lisa Portelli is an avid bicyclist who rides more than 200 miles a week on roads and trails throughout Central Florida. But what she finds unnerving is bicycling on trails with missing sections. It forces her to get off the trail, ride on the roadway for the length of the […]

Complete Streets’ demonstration project for Corrine Drive
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Complete Streets’ demonstration project for Corrine Drive

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer delivered great news this week. The city applied for a $30,000 grant to create a Complete Streets demonstration project along the Corrine Drive (and Virginia Drive and Forrest Avenue) corridor. This corridor has been talked about for years, most recently by the Corrine Calming Coalition (C3) and […]

Two Clermont residents commit to advocate for safe, walkable and bikeable transportation
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Two Clermont residents commit to advocate for safe, walkable and bikeable transportation

ORLANDO, Fla. — (June 25, 2015) — Two Clermont volunteers, Shannon Hidalgo and Sean Parks, will further propel their “Choice of Champions” city as a bicycle-friendly community as new members of the Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) Board of Directors. Clermont has become the destination for athletes to train for the […]

Walkability is pushing businesses downtown
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Walkability is pushing businesses downtown

There’s a trend happening – more businesses are moving to downtowns across the country. Smart Growth America recently released a report titled Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown that discusses why these businesses are moving downtown. One huge factor? Walkability. Businesses are moving to downtowns that are walkable. […]