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Sentinel: Walking our roads could kill you

(Part of the Orlando Sentinel 3-part series, Blood in the Streets) Central Florida’s roads run red with pedestrian blood. Nowhere in America are pedestrians at greater risk of being struck and seriously injured or killed. Nowhere are drivers more likely to suffer the life-changing split second of taking someone’s life […]

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Thank you to the men and women of the Orlando Police Department for their generous support of Bike/Walk Central Florida. In this picture, taken after the Best Foot Forward launch at Orlando Health, May 30, Chief Paul Rooney presents a check for $8,000 – proceeds from the sale of confiscated […]

Thank you, volunteers!
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Thank you, volunteers!

The forecast called for thunderstorms and for some reason that kept people from riding their bicycles to Earth Day – go figure.  Still, it’s nice to be remembered, and Ms. Nature must have approved, despite the big-old carbon footprint, because the weather, though breezy, was beautiful. Our volunteers outnumbered our […]

Climb every mountain
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Climb every mountain

To say that the view was spectacular would be an understatement.  Even though there were at least a dozen people at the top, everyone treated this area like a shrine – not a word was spoken, everyone was taking in the splendor before them.  It was utterly peaceful.  The brief […]

BWCF works with UCF police to keep Bike Bus rolling
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BWCF works with UCF police to keep Bike Bus rolling

It was a beautiful Friday morning in April. Sgt. Troy Williamson, Community Relations Officer with the University of Central Florida Police Department was on his way to work when he saw something unusual – a squad of eight bicyclists, traveling two-abreast, spinning their way up University Boulevard. A veteran officer, […]