Articles written by: Bike/Walk Central Florida

Looking back on Bike 5 Cities
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Looking back on Bike 5 Cities

  Among the close to 400 riders out on the streets for Bike 5 Cities was NASCAR driver and FDOT Alert Today Florida Bike Safety Advocate Scott Lagasse. He was the first to stop his bike and personally assist riders with flat tires proving just how committed he is to […]

Trails alert: What’s new in trails?
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Trails alert: What’s new in trails?

Looking for a trail to ride with your family this summer? Piece by piece, Florida trails are coming together to bridge the gaps in comfortable trails and bicycle routes across Central Florida. From Gertrude’s Walk to the Colonial Pedestrian Bridge, the City of Orlando is working to close gaps in […]

Photo: Streetsblog/Roger Rudick
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Fire departments are adopting Vision Zero, so why shouldn’t you?

It’s no secret that narrowing a road can make it safer for people walking and biking, but that smaller road can be problematic when you add large, quick-moving fire trucks to the mix. That’s why fire officials are typically some of the first to push back on narrowing car lanes […]

Pulptown Q&A: 127 miles and counting with Adam D’Angelo
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Pulptown Q&A: 127 miles and counting with Adam D’Angelo

When Pulptown challenged readers to up their bike riding for National Bike Month, Adam D’Angelo rose to the challenge and pledged to bike 300 miles in one month. The Pulptown team caught up with him last week to check in on his progress and put together a great Q&A. You […]

Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets
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Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets

What we are facing…… The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is at a 25-year high.  In Florida, pedestrian deaths rose 40% between 2009 and 2016. Implementing comprehensive changes that comprise the 3 E’s of Engineering, Education and Enforcement of the law will be pivotal in decreasing pedestrian fatalities and […]