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Yes on Amendment 1 = Protecting Florida’s Water, Wildlife and Way of Life
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Yes on Amendment 1 = Protecting Florida’s Water, Wildlife and Way of Life

That’s right.  Our very own Scott Maxwell – the savvy, spirited and somewhat shrewd Sentinel columnist – recently voiced his support of Amendment 1.  So what is Amendment 1? If passed, it will allocate about 1-percent of the state budget to ensure resources are available to maintain Florida’s natural areas, parks and recreational trails. We […]

MetroPlan Puts Their Best Foot Forward
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MetroPlan Puts Their Best Foot Forward

A big shout out to the MetroPlan Orlando board, who has approved additional funding to support BFF’s goal to cut pedestrian injuries by half over the next few years. Our plans are ambitious, but with partners like MetroPlan Orlando, City of Orlando, Orange County government, LYNX, Orlando Health, Winter Park Health Foundation, […]

BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway Talks Pedestrian Safety in Governing
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BWCF Chair Billy Hattaway Talks Pedestrian Safety in Governing

In case you missed the latest issue of Governing magazine, Billy Hattaway, who serves as the Chair for BWCF in addition to his day job as the District One Secretary for the FDOT, was featured talking about efforts to improve safety for pedestrians in Florida. Poorer neighborhoods face much higher pedestrian […]

Ideas to Boost Business in Downtown Orlando – Project DTO
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Ideas to Boost Business in Downtown Orlando – Project DTO

Big Idea Compilation v.8.4.2014 Each of the Project DTO Task Force Committees was charged with discovering what people think about Downtown Orlando. What are our shortcomings? What can we do better? How do we advance our downtown? Committees used a variety of public outreach techniques, including social media, interviews with […]

Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos
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Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos

The Orlando Sentinel reported that part of the Interstate 4 overhaul will include an $8.3 million bike/pedestrian bridge to cross traffic congested Colonial Drive. This bridge will connect the north and midtown sections of downtown Orlando and eventually link Gertrude’s Walk and the Orlando Urban Trail – creating seamless connections and improve […]