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Chapter News Putting our Best Wheels Forward

Putting our Best Wheels Forward

Certifiable?  The answer is yes.  Two BWCF’s project managers — Amanda and Joan – completed the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety and Education program and are now certified on Bike Helmet Fitting and running Bike Rodeos.  Special thanks go to Lindy Moore.  Some of the fast facts shared included: Florida […]

Community Events Staff Blog: Womaning the BWCF table at Highwoods Transportation Fair

Staff Blog: Womaning the BWCF table at Highwoods Transportation Fair

The transportation fair today was not quite what I expected.  I have never been to Eola Park Center before, and I was pleased to arrive to a moderately sized office building on the edge of Lake Eola.  I arrived early around 10:10, wanting plenty of time to put the table […]

Pedestrian Program 150 Citations & Warnings Given for Drivers Failing to Yield

150 Citations & Warnings Given for Drivers Failing to Yield

Operation Best Foot Forward was out in full force the first week of February. If you missed the news, Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted the sixth round of crosswalk enforcement since August 2012. The operation yielded over 150 citations and warnings to drivers failing […]

Future Destinations Where Would You Like to See Future Trails in Orlando?

Where Would You Like to See Future Trails in Orlando?

If you missed the news, Orlando City Council approved a feasibility study known as Primary Bicycle Route Plan, which would evaluate the current bike trail network, costs for improvements, and identify segments that lack connectivity , with the ultimate goal to promote and encourage bicycling as a safe transportation option […]

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Facing the Numbers
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Facing the Numbers

The bearer of bad news. The 2012-2013 bicycle crash data is out and it reports that all three counties – Orange, Seminole and Osceola – have seen double digit increases in bike fatalities and injuries when compared to 2007-2008.  Let’s take Orange County first.  In 2007-2008, bike crash totals in […]

It’s TIGER time
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It’s TIGER time

It’s that time of year again.  DOT Secretary Fox announced $600 million will be made available to fund transportation projects across the country by U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program. This year’s TIGER grant focus is on projects that support reliable, […]

Winter Park Library now has Checkout Bikes Program
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Winter Park Library now has Checkout Bikes Program

Winter Park Library now has a Checkout Bikes program, where the library lends bikes to its borrowers.  What a great resource for Rollins students and Winter Park residents alike. It is the only library in Central Florida participating at this time, contributing to a healthier Winter Park. Just another way […]

Victor Dover at Rollins College
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Victor Dover at Rollins College

Victor Dover, Past Chair of the Congress for New Urbanism, and principal-in-harge at Dover, Kohl & Partners, spoke at Rollins College recently and asked the audience – how they would identify a successful streetscape?  Answers ranged from width of the street to cleanliness to the number of connections made by […]

Avoid Track Tragedies
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Avoid Track Tragedies

SunRail is coming in a matter of weeks and local law enforcement is ramping up their efforts to remind drivers, bikers and walkers about being safe around the rails.  The SunRail team hosted a law enforcement forum in March where they talked about how they will be warning and citing […]