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City of Orlando releases 2015 report on number of people biking/walking City of Orlando releases 2015 report on number of people biking/walking
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City of Orlando releases 2015 report on number of people biking/walking

We know that people who walk and ride their bikes in Orlando matter – but how can they if we aren’t even counting them? Data talks.  It helps BWCF advocate for projects that make our neighborhoods more bikeable and walkable. And the City of Orlando is working to make sure people who […]

Community Events MEDIA ALERT: Operation BFF happening Wed., February 10

MEDIA ALERT: Operation BFF happening Wed., February 10

Drivers: Cutting Off Pedestrians in Crosswalks is Costly Best Foot Forward recognizes Crossing Guard Awareness Month by ticketing drivers who fail to yield at crosswalks near Orange County schools February is Crossing Guard Awareness Month. To honor the more than 300 crossing guards in Orange County, the Orlando Police Department […]

People On Foot Check out these fast facts for February’s Operation BFF

Check out these fast facts for February’s Operation BFF

Operation BFF is happening on February 10, 2016, and our partners at Best Foot Forward wanted to give you the who, what, when, where, and why behind the high-visibility enforcement operation with the Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Bike Lanes or No Bike Lanes? From BWCF Board Member Eliza Harris Juliano

Lane control vs. bike lanes is an on-going debate in the bicycle world. But BWCF board member Eliza Harris Juliano says it doesn’t need to be.  There is no one-size-fits all solution to making Central Florida a more bicycle-friendly region. It’s not an “Us vs. Them”…”Either Or” deal.  More like “We”…”Both And.” It’s […]

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Florida Today: Cape Canaveral finally gets lower speed limit
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Florida Today: Cape Canaveral finally gets lower speed limit

The Federal Department of Transportation is listening to concerned citizens in Cape Canaveral and lower speed limits in some areas are finally becoming a reality. This is a victory and a step in the right direction, but some feel that more change needs to happen for the safety of residents […]

Central Florida Future: Orlando police focus efforts on pedestrian safety
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Central Florida Future: Orlando police focus efforts on pedestrian safety

Thanks to a $40,000 grant from the FDOT, the Orlando Police Department is making safety a priority for all road users in 2016. Through on-street education and enforcement operations, OPD is aiming to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists.  Nine locations in Orlando with the highest rates […]

Orlando Sentinel: City, County must unite on Corrine
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Orlando Sentinel: City, County must unite on Corrine

Owned by Orange County, but desired by the City of Orlando, Corrine Drive faces a conundrum. Many are in agreement that Corrine Drive needs improvements, but the direction and vision are unclear. The Orlando Sentinel editorial below sheds some light on the current situation of the popular roadway.  Corrine Drive is […]

The Daily City: Gertrude’s Walk Extension Approved With New Condition
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The Daily City: Gertrude’s Walk Extension Approved With New Condition

Last month, BWCF shared that the Orlando City Council was voting on Gertrude’s Walk Urban Trail extensions. The proposed extensions were approved in the December meeting. The following article from The Daily City discusses the details of the new extension. LYNX got approval to go forward with a planned extension of […]

Orlando Sentinel: Deaths show need for better bus safety
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Orlando Sentinel: Deaths show need for better bus safety

The following column was written by Scott Maxwell and published in the Orlando Sentinel. It highlights the importance of bus safety and getting legislation passed to prevent deaths.  It was a June afternoon in 2010   — the last week of school — when 12-year-old Gabby Mair stepped off her school […]