Edgewater Drive Highlighted as National Model for Complete Streets Edgewater Drive Highlighted as National Model for Complete Streets
13 Floridians Attend The National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. 13 Floridians Attend The National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C.
WLRN: Biking to work in the most dangerous state for pedestrians WLRN: Biking to work in the most dangerous state for pedestrians
Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future
News To Use Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation

Keeping Up with Biking and Walking in Florida Legislation

  This page will be updated weekly with media coverage.   HB 0231 – Transportation     Revises provisions relating to the rights & safety of vulnerable users of public rights-of-way; prohibits assault of bicycle riders; revises provisions for careless driving; provides penalties for specified infractions contributing to bodily injury of […]

Community Events BWCF spreads importance of bike, ped safety at Ocoee Spring Fling

BWCF spreads importance of bike, ped safety at Ocoee Spring Fling

Bike/Walk Central Florida and Best Foot Forward were lucky enough to get waterfront property – a booth overlooking Starke Lake – at the Ocoee Spring Fling. About 500 people attended the event and BWCF and BFF spoke to nearly 70 of them about pedestrian and bike safety. A few residents […]

People On Foot Area crosswalks experience ripple effect from Operation Best Foot Forward

Area crosswalks experience ripple effect from Operation Best Foot Forward

Operation Best Foot Forward’s positive efforts are having a ripple effect – on drivers and it shows at area crosswalks. In Orange County, we saw yield rates improve at crosswalks – that were not part of the police enforcement, but were within close proximity of a couple of the targeted […]

People On Bikes City of Orlando installs free bike racks through program

City of Orlando installs free bike racks through program

Hey Orlando business owners, there’s a great opportunity out there to encourage cyclists to visit your establishments. The city of Orlando has a free bike rack program – where it will install bike racks, in the public right-of-way, of course, for no charge. And if there’s a place where riders […]

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CDC aims to help public health and planning professionals work together
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CDC aims to help public health and planning professionals work together

Training toolkit helps public health professionals and urban planners speak each other’s languages The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put together a training framework to educate both public health professionals and urban planners on our common goal to create healthier communities.  The design and development of these communities to […]

Bicycling and walking in the United States – How does Florida compare?
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Bicycling and walking in the United States – How does Florida compare?

Recent Report Details National Bicycling and Walking Statistics The Alliance for Biking & Walking released their 2014 Bicycling and Walking in the U.S. Benchmarking Report. The Report includes new data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states, the 52 largest U.S. cities, and a select number of midsized cities. […]

Maitland, Winter park to become Bicycle Friendly Cities thanks to Winter Park Health Foundation grant
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Maitland, Winter park to become Bicycle Friendly Cities thanks to Winter Park Health Foundation grant

Bike/Walk Central Florida and Healthy Central Florida are providing support to the cities of Winter Park, Maitland, and the town of Eatonville to achieve designation as a Bicycle-Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). Thanks to a $27,000 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF), what started as an […]

Find everything you want to know about Orlando bike trails at the city’s website
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Find everything you want to know about Orlando bike trails at the city’s website

Want to ride your bike in Orlando, but don’t know much about the trails? There’s a one-stop place with all the information – and maps too – that you will need, thanks to the City of Orlando’s website. Follow this link, click on “Bicycles and Pedestrians” and then click on […]

WGCU Gulf Coast Live features segment on Improving Safety for Florida Bicyclists
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WGCU Gulf Coast Live features segment on Improving Safety for Florida Bicyclists

Gov. Rick Scott recently declared March as Bike Month in Florida, but when it comes to safety for bicyclists sharing our roadways, the Sunshine State is the deadliest in the nation. Southwest Florida consistently ranks among the top ten most dangerous regions in the state for bicyclists. Following a recent special investigation […]