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From racetrack to bike trail: Scott Lagasse talks bike Safety in the age of motorists
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From racetrack to bike trail: Scott Lagasse talks bike Safety in the age of motorists

NASCAR Driver and FDOT Alert Today Florida Bike Safety Advocate Scott Lagasse shows no fear racing at 200 miles per hour around a track with 40 other cars. After all, he is protected by 3,400 lbs. of metal. But as he straps on a bike helmet and starts rolling on […]

On foot, at risk: PED deaths up 46%, according to report
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On foot, at risk: PED deaths up 46%, according to report

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just released its latest status report – On foot, at risk – and, spoiler alert: it’s not good news. The number of people killed while walking has increased 46% since 2009, a staggering jump that is not all too shocking to anyone who […]

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 […]

Kissimmee Police Chief O’Dell Explains Why Kissimmee Needs Best Foot Forward
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Kissimmee Police Chief O’Dell Explains Why Kissimmee Needs Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward Executive Director Amanda Day and Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell joined News 13 for an in-depth look at Operation Best Foot Forward’s expansion into Kissimmee and the high-visibility enforcement action on April 18.  

Changes coming to Curry Ford Road
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Changes coming to Curry Ford Road

Will a road diet of Curry Ford Road make it safer for those biking and walking? That’s what the City of Orlando is trying to find out. As part of Smart Growth America’s Safe Streets Academy, the City has chosen the Curry Ford Road corridor (from S. Bumby Avenue to […]