Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future
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Orlando Sentinel: Ribbon cutting is next week for South Lake Trail extension near Clermont Orlando Sentinel: Ribbon cutting is next week for South Lake Trail extension near Clermont
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News To Use Chatting with FDOT District Secretary and BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway: Complete Streets & More

Chatting with FDOT District Secretary and BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway: Complete Streets & More

I, BFFer Katy Magruder, had the good fortune to talk with FDOT District Secretary and BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway about complete streets and what FDOT’s adoption of the policy and what this may mean for us. Imagine a two-way Orange Avenue, lined with buffered bike lanes. Covered LYNX bus stops […]

Community Events Join HCF For “Biking Works” – Bike to Work Day in Winter Park!

Join HCF For “Biking Works” – Bike to Work Day in Winter Park!

Join Healthy Central Florida for Biking Works in Winter Park, the first official Bike to Work Day in Winter Park. This fun, free community-wide event is taking place on Wednesday, March 11th and all are encouraged to commute to work (or school) by bicycle that day for fitness and fun. Encourage […]

People On Foot Observations from a first-time BFF

Observations from a first-time BFF

Orlando has a problem with pedestrian safety – and it’s a big deal. I moved to Orlando from Michigan six months ago. And one of the big things – aside from the heat – that I immediately noticed was the high number of vehicle/pedestrian accidents, many of which were deadly. […]

People On Bikes Multimodal Planning training opportunities coming to Orlando

Multimodal Planning training opportunities coming to Orlando

Two new training opportunities will be offered in Orlando this spring on how to improve mobility in your area. Multimodal Transportation Planning and Effective FDOT/Local Government Coordination on Mobility Planning is scheduled for April 30 and May 1. Anyone interested in improving mobility through coordinated transportation and land use planning […]

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MetroPlan Orlando to Develop Regional Complete Streets Program
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MetroPlan Orlando to Develop Regional Complete Streets Program

Pedestrian and bicyclist safety has a champion in MetroPlan Orlando.  The organization has announced their plans to develop a regional Complete Streets program, in line with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)’s new Complete Streets policy. Complete Streets is latest set of buzzwords to come to Orlando – but for […]

Orlando Sentinel: Cyclists look to make Metro Orlando roads safer
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Orlando Sentinel: Cyclists look to make Metro Orlando roads safer

Metro Orlando may rank among the deadliest communities in the country for walkers and bicyclists, but the area seemed pretty safe Tuesday when cycling experts took a four-­hour tour. “I think it’s positive, definitely seen improvements,” said Bill Nesper, a vice president with the American League of Bicyclists in Washington, […]

BWCF Supports Cycle Tracks on Cady Way By Brookshire Elementary
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BWCF Supports Cycle Tracks on Cady Way By Brookshire Elementary

Click here to review the report created by BWCF board member, Rick Geller, highlighting the details of this project. Winter Park balks at double bike lanes near school Winter Park attorney Rick Geller and a group of parents are pushing the city to build a double bike lane by Brookshire […]

Orlando Sentinel – Letters: New Trails Good News For Healthier Residents
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Orlando Sentinel – Letters: New Trails Good News For Healthier Residents

One Orlando resident gets it – the local trails are useful in so many ways, but one of those ways is as an outlet for community members to get outdoors in a safe environment for some exercise! Family bike rides, romantic weekend strolls – the possibilities are endless. Check out […]

JCC Encourages Cycling with New Bike Racks
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JCC Encourages Cycling with New Bike Racks

Shout out to David Wayne, Executive Director at the JCC, and Robby Etzkin, Assistant Director, for installing new bike racks at the Jewish Community Center in Maitland.  They know the importance of bikes to community health and fitness, which is also a central part of the JCC’s mission.  Purposely installed […]