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News To Use FHWA introduces separated bike lane planning and design guide

FHWA introduces separated bike lane planning and design guide

The Federal Highway Administration is celebrating National Bike Month with a pretty great gift: a new Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide. Ok, to an average reader, it might not sound as exciting, but for cyclists, traffic engineers and planners, this is big. So what is a “separated bike lane?” […]

Community Events Evans High School Students Bring Beauty to Community

Evans High School Students Bring Beauty to Community

Last weekend, Evans High Community School was flooded with student volunteers cleaning up campus in honor of the Trojan Day of Service. Hundreds of students showed up to do beautification projects such as repainting and picking up garbage. Community activities such as this clean up day bring life to streets and […]

People On Foot Yield rates spike on Lake Underhill Road with new textured crosswalk

Yield rates spike on Lake Underhill Road with new textured crosswalk

In addition to high visibility enforcement, changes in crosswalk infrastructure make a difference. When Best Foot Forward started in 2012, only 19 percent of drivers on Lake Underhill yielded to pedestrians. Now, thanks to targeted education, high-visibility enforcement operations, and state of the art engineering enhancements, more than 58 percent […]

People On Bikes Got a flat? Get it repaired

Got a flat? Get it repaired

May is National Bike Month and there is no better way to celebrate than up the ante for bicycle amenities in the City Beautiful. Following the opening of the first phase of Juice Bike Share on May 1, the City of Orlando announced the installation of four bike repair stations around […]

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FDOT brings buffered bike lanes to Florida roads
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FDOT brings buffered bike lanes to Florida roads

Big news, Florida bikers: new bike lanes are getting wider. FDOT has changed its buffered bike lane standards from 5 feet to 7 feet. That’s 24 extra inches for you and your bicycle to be protected from fast-moving traffic. This means that the white painted line that normally separates humans on […]

Real estate developers, USDOT Secretary Foxx to discuss walkable neighborhoods
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Real estate developers, USDOT Secretary Foxx to discuss walkable neighborhoods

Walkable neighborhoods are stronger when a variety of different people can afford to live there. What a better way to make this happen than to gather real estate developers from across the country to talk about how they can help. The collective discussion will happen as part of the 2015 […]

State Of the City? Try walkable, liveable + bikeable
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State Of the City? Try walkable, liveable + bikeable

“Biking and walking options aren’t just about making it easier to get around. It’s about making our city more livable.” Words straight from Mayor Dyer’s mouth. On April 29, Mayor Dyer delivered his annualState Of the City address to a full house at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing […]

Coast to Coast Connector Update: Space Coast Gap
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Coast to Coast Connector Update: Space Coast Gap

Rocket launches. Pristine beaches. A national wildlife refuge. The C2C Space Coast Gap has spectacular beauty and once-in-a-lifetime experiences packed into 14 miles from Titusville to the Atlantic Ocean. The Space Coast Gap will connect the East Central Florida Regional Rail Trail in Volusia County and the A. Max Brewer Bridge […]

Protecting cyclists one helmet at a time
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Protecting cyclists one helmet at a time

If you’re riding without a bike helmet, expect Lisa Portelli, Bike/Walk Central Florida board member and Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) director, to be hot on your trail. Meet Betty. She was cruising by WPHF and Lisa spied her from her office. Lisa jumped on her bike and asked Betty […]