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‘Bike 5 Cities’ – Frequently Asked Questions
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‘Bike 5 Cities’ – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Cost/Registration Q: What does it cost to participate? A: It’s free, but please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Bike/Walk Central Florida, a 501 (c)(3) organization. Your donation will help BWCF advocate for more bike-friendly routes, provide bicycling and pedestrian safety education and work toward making bicycling […]

Hit-and-run deaths at all-time high, according to AAA
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Hit-and-run deaths at all-time high, according to AAA

In 2016, 2,049 people were killed in hit-and-run crashes, according to a recent study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This is a 62 percent increase from 2009, the last year that a downward trend was recorded. The new study found that 65 percent of victims of hit-and-run […]

OCPS students win statewide poster contest promoting safe walking and biking
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OCPS students win statewide poster contest promoting safe walking and biking

Bike/Walk Central Florida and partner University of Miami’s WalkSafe presented awards for the state poster contest winners before Orange County Public School (OCPS) Board Members. Three Dommerich Elementary students, Sydney Young, Lauren Yohe and Max Griffin, swept the awards for Orange County. The school board chambers were filled to capacity […]

Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5
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Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5

Back by Popular Demand — Bike 5 Cities is a bike ride unlike any other. What started out simply as an idea to create a bike-friendly map through the heart of five-connected urban cities and show people where they can ride comfortably, turned out to be a valuable advocacy tool […]

KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward
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KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward

The Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted their first high-visibility crosswalk enforcement action on April 18. This crosswalk crackdown, dubbed ‘Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF),’ reminds drivers to yield and stop for people in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires.  If they don’t, the […]