Articles written by: Bike/Walk Central Florida

BFF partner MetroPlan Orlando launches new website
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BFF partner MetroPlan Orlando launches new website

MetroPlan Orlando is the metropolitan planning organization for Central Florida as well as a member of the Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety coalition (BFF), a program of Bike/Walk Central Florida. Recently, MetroPlan Orlando launched a new website featuring information on transportation planning projects, meeting calendars and resources about local […]

Smart Growth America releases Central Florida Complete Streets Report
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Smart Growth America releases Central Florida Complete Streets Report

Smart Growth America (SGA) has released a series of recommendations about how to make a region safer through changes to land use, transportation decision-making practices and culture. Which region specifically? Central Florida, the heart of the state infamous for having the highest rate of vehicle/pedestrian injuries and death. SGA’s Central Florida Complete […]

Making Orlando a “model city” for people biking and walking
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Making Orlando a “model city” for people biking and walking

Billy Hattaway, the City of Orlando’s transportation director and BWCF board chair, sat down with WMFE’s Matthew Peddie to talk about his role in making Orlando streets safer for people biking and walking. In the interview, Hattaway talks about becoming a champion for bike and pedestrian safety in his previous role […]

Why can’t bike maps look like subway maps?
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Why can’t bike maps look like subway maps?

Take a look at the map to the right – not very easy to read, right? This is DC’s Bicycle Map and the many lines and symbols can look like a confusing mess, especially to someone who is new to the bike scene. Michael Graham has a solution tho this problem – […]

Florida Today: Brevard pedestrian crashes soar 27% since 2012
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Florida Today: Brevard pedestrian crashes soar 27% since 2012

BWCF joined the Space Coast TPO last week to talk about pedestrian safety and what we can do to work towards safer streets for all road users. BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day shared that safety is a two-way street between drivers and pedestrians, and danger rises when walkers fail to yield and start […]