Do you cycle to work or a recreational rider? The City of Orlando wants to hear from you. Contribute your ideas for new bike projects and become a part of the Orlando Bicycle Trail Plan Study. The City has contracted with HDR to perform a yearlong study exploring local and […]
FACT SHEET FURTHER INFORMATION: Amanda Day (407) 716-8221 Aday@daycommunications.com Fact Sheet Best Foot Forward For Pedestrian Safety Orlando is the most dangerous city for pedestrians in the nation, according to Transportation America Four Florida metropolitan areas were ranked as the most dangerous places to walk. Metro Orlando Tampa-St. […]Read more...
Biking to Orange Cycle or David’s World Cycle this week? Well, now you can tie your bike up to a piece of art that also serves as a bike rack. The College Park Partnership spearheaded the initiative and sought funding through one of Mayor Buddy Dyer’s matching grants to fund […]Read more...
Interesting in learning more about navigating MAP-21? Advocacy Advance – a partnership between the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking – is facilitating a “Navigating MAP-21” Workshop in Orlando on February 25, 2014 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at MetroPlan Orlando offices. This workshop […]Read more...
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performer Arts, the Aloft Hotel, RIDA’s mixed-use development(adjacent to Lynx Central Station and Orange Avenue), Amway Center, Creative Village, and the list goes on. These are just a few of the projects in downtown Orlando that will usher in a wave of peds in 2014 […]
The City of Orlando hosted the 2nd Annual One Less Car, One More Park event downtown near Lake Eola to showcase the activation of public spaces and green transportation initiatives. Twelve local businesses gathered along Central Blvd to each transform one parallel parking space into miniature parks and exhibits to encourage […]
FACT SHEET FURTHER INFORMATION: Amanda Day (407) 716-8221 Aday@daycommunications.com Fact Sheet Best Foot Forward For Pedestrian Safety Orlando is the most dangerous city for pedestrians in the nation, according to Transportation America Four Florida metropolitan areas were ranked as the most dangerous places to walk. Metro Orlando Tampa-St. […]
“From fellow blogger Mary Shanklin comes this: The big ride-changer for Central Florida cyclists in 2014 is likely to be SunRail. Slated to open in May with stations from DeBary to south of Orlando, the commuter rail will accommodate at least 12 bikes per train. Tickets are $2 for riders, […]
It looks like Seminole County will be asking voters in a special election on May 20 to increase sales tax one penny to fund roads, trails and schools. Today the sales tax is 6 cents, the lowest in the region. Elected officials say the dollars will be used to maintain […]
Florida bicyclists’ may see their wishes coming true this year- a safe, continuous bike trail connecting Central Florida’s coastlines. The Coast-to-Coast Connector is back on the legislative agenda to fill in the gaps between existing bike trails across the state. Despite getting vetoed by the governor last year, Sen. Andy […]
Deborah Tyrone is the newest member of the FDOT District 5 team Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator. With consistently high pedestrian fatality rates in Florida, FDOT has appropriately carved out two new positions within each district. Tyrone’s position as Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator is focused closely with transportation planning, and bicycle and pedestrian safety via […]
The holidays may seem like eons ago, but we would be remiss in not celebrating the incredible participation at the 11th Annual Holiday Bike Ride benefitting New Hope for Kids on Dec.14th. Hundreds of cyclists of all levels and ages took a ten-mile ride through Casselberry neighborhoods to raise awareness […]