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Chapter News Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos

Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos

The Orlando Sentinel reported that part of the Interstate 4 overhaul will include an $8.3 million bike/pedestrian bridge to cross traffic congested Colonial Drive. This bridge will connect the north and midtown sections of downtown Orlando and eventually link Gertrude’s Walk and the Orlando Urban Trail – creating seamless connections and improve […]

Community Events Rethinking Mobility at Project DTO Midday Mingle

Rethinking Mobility at Project DTO Midday Mingle

City of Orlando is rethinking the downtown area – launching ProjectDTO to get a comprehensive analysis of our downtown’s image today and aspirations for tomorrow.  In case you missed it, in June the DTO project committees set up shop on Wall Street over lunch, asking workers, visitors and friends what […]

Pedestrian Program Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward

Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward

Touching one BFF at a time.  Sometimes it’s just sitting around the kitchen table and sparking a meaningful conversation about PEDS that transforms lives – and little paws.  Just last week, BFF was invited to the Oak on the Lake HOA in Apopka.  Neighborhood residents gathered and discussed the difficulties […]

Future Destinations GoPros and Flying Drones

GoPros and Flying Drones

Ever heard of helicopter drone cameras? The new technology is bound to affect how we explore the world.  The famous GoPro provided a means of no-hands, all action video shoot, bringing extreme sports up-close and personal. Helicopter drones will bring video footage to the next level. Check out this breathtaking […]

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Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters
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Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters

While there is a jump in bike to work commuters nationally, our numbers are tiny – more like 500 riders out of the 250,000 population in the city of Orlando. The positive is that the City of Orlando and Orange County are encouraging biking and walking by installing more sidewalks, […]

Two-Wheel Valet to Revolutionize Parking
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Two-Wheel Valet to Revolutionize Parking

Valet racking: A young DC-based entrepreneur wants to build a business around keeping your bike (and your stuff) safe. His goal: to make bike valet service part of basic event logistics, like providing “porta-potties or trash cans.” So for those bike-entreprenuers in Orlando, what about a dedicated, scalable bike valet right here? If […]

US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work
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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work

Don’t let the 60% fool you because the national increase is small – from 488,000 in 2000 (census) to 786,000 (2008-2012) according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.   While bicyclists still account for just 0.6 percent of all commuters, some of the nation’s largest cities have more than doubled since […]

“My goal is to walk into work or into meetings not looking like I rode my bike there”
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“My goal is to walk into work or into meetings not looking like I rode my bike there”

Lisa Portelli, program director for Winter Park Health Foundation and BWCF board member,  says she can walk into a meeting without anyone knowing she just trekked two or more miles in a hot and sticky Florida summer where daily thunderstorms are the norm, proving she has mastered the art of […]

School’s Back in Session. Crossing Guards Needed.
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School’s Back in Session. Crossing Guards Needed.

Do you want to be more active in the safety of your community? The City of Orlando is looking for you!  Join the Crossing Guard team where you will be the first line of defense in protecting our little walkers and bikers on their way to school.  Think about the […]