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Steps for Student Safety
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Steps for Student Safety

BWCF’s pedestrian safety initiative, Best Foot Forward, celebrated their yearly stand against pedestrian injuries with International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 9. Check out some of the schools that participated below or watch a brief video recap of this year’s celebrations. This year over 40 OCPS schools participated […]

Ride with Larry: Orlando Film Festival’s Most Inspirational
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Ride with Larry: Orlando Film Festival’s Most Inspirational

If you are going to support a film about the power of cycling, then check out Ride with Larry. The story of Larry Smith, a police captain forced to retire when diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s at age 40, won the Most Inspirational award at the Orlando Film Festival.  After retiring […]

Tragic Cycling Accident Sparks Bike Safety Event
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Tragic Cycling Accident Sparks Bike Safety Event

BWCF will help the Avalon Park community honor the memory of cyclist Forrest Flaniken at the 1st Annual Forrest Flaniken Bike Festival on November 2 at Avalon Elementary School.  Flaniken was on a routine training ride for an upcoming marathon when a car struck and killed him last October.  The […]

One Gap Down: Connecting the Coast to Coast
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One Gap Down: Connecting the Coast to Coast

As the Sentinel said, “it’s only a half-mile but it’s a start.” Governor Scott, Senator Andy Gardiner, FDOT Secretary Prasad and other local leaders, including former Orange County Mayor Linda Chapin and founding chair of BWCF, gathered in Titusville to launch the construction of the $3.6 million trail that includes […]

Be Alert! 185,870 OCPS Students Start School on August 19
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Be Alert! 185,870 OCPS Students Start School on August 19

August is Back to School Safety Month, so be alert to student traffic as they start busing, driving, biking, and walking back to class. Remember to stop for school buses and slowdown in school zones as small children may be crossing the street. Here are a few tips to keep […]