Articles written by: Bike/Walk Central Florida

Winter Park recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community
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Winter Park recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community

Winter Park is making great strides in becoming friendlier for those on two wheels. The city recently moved from bronze to silver status as part of the League of America Bicyclists “Bicycle Friendly Community” ranking. A “Bicycle Friendly Community” welcomes bicyclists by providing safe accommodations for bicycling and encouraging people […]

Safe Streets Academy applicants identify top barriers to “complete streets”
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Safe Streets Academy applicants identify top barriers to “complete streets”

This year, the City of Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America’s (SGA) first-ever Safe Streets Academy alongside Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, KY and South Bend, IN. These three communities will learn from national experts, collaborate with one another, and discuss best practices in engineering, tactical urbanism, creative placemaking, […]

OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety
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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Congratulations are in order for the Orlando Police Department (OPD) – they were just awarded a $46,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to combat pedestrian and cyclist accidents here in Orlando. According to Orlando Weekly, “the grant will fund efforts from Dec. 4 to May 15, 2018 to increase […]

15th Annual Holiday Bicycle Ride on December 9th
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15th Annual Holiday Bicycle Ride on December 9th

Break out the holiday tinsel and battery-powered lights to decorate and light up your bicycle for the 15th Annual Holiday Bike Ride on Saturday, December 9. Bike/Walk Central Florida is joining our partners at BikeSafe and FDOT’s Alert Today Alive Tomorrow to give away bike helmets and share some bicycle safety tips at […]

Day & Life of Measuring Driver Yield Rates
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Day & Life of Measuring Driver Yield Rates

Best Foot Forward (BFF) data collector guru Tony Calabro demonstrates how the BFF data collection process works – step by step. Superstar BFF data collector Tony training new BFF team member Kelly on how we measure driver yield rates. #iY4peds pic.twitter.com/5pu55RQheH — Best Foot Forward (@BestFootOrlando) December 1, 2015 Before […]