No way around it – roundabouts safer than signals, signs No way around it – roundabouts safer than signals, signs
Halfway there – Maine to Florida bike ride group perseveres through ups and downs Halfway there – Maine to Florida bike ride group perseveres through ups and downs
BWCF board member Lisa Portelli to bike 2,176 miles in 19 days BWCF board member Lisa Portelli to bike 2,176 miles in 19 days
Denning Drive ‘right-sizing” workshop takes to the streets to make case for change Denning Drive ‘right-sizing” workshop takes to the streets to make case for change
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Politico: An Orlando America Doesn’t Know

In the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shootings, The City Beautiful was riding the crest of a wave.  Forging a new identity that still embraced its roots as an international tourist destination but also seeking out something more. A tech boomtown with a new bike-share program (Juice Bikes), commuter rail system […]

Community Events Do you know your street’s safety score? Find out at Rethinking the City

Do you know your street’s safety score? Find out at Rethinking the City

Do you know your street’s safety score? You know the street or streets you live/work/play on? They may not event have a safety score. But a new “Route Condition Tool” from the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council promises to change that. The tool scores roads on safety by analyzing a bunch of […]

People On Foot From the boardroom to the classroom – data collector Tony Calabro talks crosswalk safety

From the boardroom to the classroom – data collector Tony Calabro talks crosswalk safety

Meet superstar, Best Foot Forward data collector (and retired school crossing guard) Tony Calabro – if you haven’t already. The past month and a half have been busy for Tony. He visited both the BFF Steering Committee and the Pine Hills Boys & Girls Club to talk all things crosswalks. Superstar BFF […]

People On Bikes 2,176 miles in 19 days: Maine to Florida bike ride travel log

2,176 miles in 19 days: Maine to Florida bike ride travel log

Update: Monday, June 6, 2016 What do President George H. W. Bush, baby chicks, Amish country, fresh strawberries, Colonial Williamsburg, funny road signs, a Memorial Day color guard in Winsted, Connecticut, and the Pennsylvania/New Jersey state line all have in common? Not a whole lot – except these are just a […]

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May is National Bike Month – 5 more ways to celebrate
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May is National Bike Month – 5 more ways to celebrate

Wait. Didn’t we just celebrate Bike Month? Yes and no.  March is Florida Bike Month.  But now it’s time to celebrate all across the U.S. with National Bike Month – hosted by the League of American Bicyclists. Established in 1956, this monthly celebration has been a thing for 60 years! You […]

BWCF board supports City of Winter Park moving forward with Denning Drive “right-sizing”
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BWCF board supports City of Winter Park moving forward with Denning Drive “right-sizing”

Denning Drive is still on track to get a much-needed makeover in the City of Winter Park. We’re talking real change that will make this street more than just a thoroughfare for cars. The City envisions a Denning Drive that is a place for people – people of all ages […]

MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped injuries and fatalities still on the rise
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MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped injuries and fatalities still on the rise

MetroPlan Orlando has released its latest pedestrian and bicyclist crash trends report for the tri-county area (Orange County, Osceola County and Seminole County). The report reviewed injury and fatality crash data between 2007 and 2015. Some good news. MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped-related crashes are increasing less near Downtown Orlando. But […]

FHWA’s new bike/ped guidebook raises the bar for state and local performance measures
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FHWA’s new bike/ped guidebook raises the bar for state and local performance measures

Remember how the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) announced new performance measures last month for biking and walking? Read our coverage here. The standards aim to hold state and local governments more accountable for the US’ increasingly poor track record on bicyclist and pedestrian safety. Well – there is a guidebook hot off the press that […]

AP: Cyclists upset about lack of penalties for drivers who hit bikes
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AP: Cyclists upset about lack of penalties for drivers who hit bikes

Did you know that bicycle commuting jumped 62 percent nationwide between 2000 and 2013? During that same time, there’s also been a 6.6 percent rise in injuries from car-bike collisions and a 1.5 percent increase in deaths. Just in 2013 alone, the National Traffic Safety Administration estimates 743 cyclists died in crashes with cars (that’s like two […]