Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation
Bungalower: New bike share stations have popped up in College Park Bungalower: New bike share stations have popped up in College Park
StreetsBlog: The Critical Difference Between 30 MPH and 20 MPH StreetsBlog: The Critical Difference Between 30 MPH and 20 MPH
BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway wants to see Florida’s ‘move-over’ law extended to bicyclists BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway wants to see Florida’s ‘move-over’ law extended to bicyclists
News To Use Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation

Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation

  This page will be updated weekly with media coverage.   HB 0231 – Transportation     Revises provisions relating to the rights & safety of vulnerable users of public rights-of-way; prohibits assault of bicycle riders; revises provisions for careless driving; provides penalties for specified infractions contributing to bodily injury of […]

Community Events BWCF celebrates Earth Day with One Less Car, One More Park

BWCF celebrates Earth Day with One Less Car, One More Park

After the City of Orlando’s One Less Car, One More Park event, there is great potential for Orlando’s parking spaces – from an Urban Fitness trail with a rowing machine and a solar panel charging station to art displays. There were green spaces with lawn chairs and a bike-powered smoothie […]

People On Foot Orange County Sheriff’s Office has 20+ openings for crossing guards

Orange County Sheriff’s Office has 20+ openings for crossing guards

When Bike/Walk Central Florida joined the Orange County Student Pedestrian Safety Committee, we learned the Orange County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 20-plus crossing guards. Interested? Click here for more information. Best Foot Forward will take part in both the City of Orlando’s crossing guard training and Orange County Public School’s […]

People On Bikes The Washington Post: Don’t Make Bicyclists More Visible.

The Washington Post: Don’t Make Bicyclists More Visible.

One Washington Post writer shared his thoughts about the new technology coming out for people on bikes.  Don’t Make Bicyclists More Visible. Make Drivers Stop Hitting Them. By Eben Weiss About 100 years ago, the auto industry pulled off a neat trick: It stole the public roadways from us. See, […]

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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 […]

The Park Press: Students Honored In Pedestrian Safety Poster Contest
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The Park Press: Students Honored In Pedestrian Safety Poster Contest

Special thanks to The Park Press for their story about the three Orange County Public School students who won the WalkSafe poster contest! Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) will honor the three winners of the 2015 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest from Orange County at its April 14 board meeting. More than […]

Best Foot Forward Presents to the Rotary Club of Avalon Park
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Best Foot Forward Presents to the Rotary Club of Avalon Park

BFF Program Manager Katy Magruder presents to local groups and organizations to talk to people about pedestrian safety. If you are interested in having her speak at your event or to your group, please email her at Katy@bikewalkcentralflorida.org. Pulling into the Avalon Park community, I was impressed with the low speed roads, prominent pedestrian […]

Children take a break from the books to learn about bike safety at South Trail Library
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Children take a break from the books to learn about bike safety at South Trail Library

The South Trail Library is a busy place on a Saturday afternoon. And it was a perfect opportunity for BWCF and BFF to talk with residents and children about pedestrian and bike safety. There were many kids eager to answer our questions about ped safety. The children were well-aware of the need to look left-right-left […]