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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier
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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

PRESS RELEASE: Orange County School Siting Ordinance moves ahead for approval
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PRESS RELEASE: Orange County School Siting Ordinance moves ahead for approval

February 23, 2017 – After more than two years of collaborative effort between OCPS and Orange County Government staff, a revised version of the School Siting Ordinance will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners next month. At Thursday’s work session, the Orange County School Board reviewed the draft […]

Orlando Sentinel: Big Need At Schools – Crossing Guards
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Orlando Sentinel: Big Need At Schools – Crossing Guards

Until recently, it wasn’t unusual for Scott Boyd to see an early morning email pop up in his inbox: Students are crossing six lanes of traffic alone because there’s no crossing guard at Sunset Park Elementary near Windermere. “It happened often,” said Boyd, the Orange County commissioner who represents the […]

BWCF Supports Cycle Tracks on Cady Way By Brookshire Elementary
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BWCF Supports Cycle Tracks on Cady Way By Brookshire Elementary

Click here to review the report created by BWCF board member, Rick Geller, highlighting the details of this project. Winter Park balks at double bike lanes near school Winter Park attorney Rick Geller and a group of parents are pushing the city to build a double bike lane by Brookshire […]

The Super Bowl of Ped Safety Initiatives
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The Super Bowl of Ped Safety Initiatives

Talk about PED engagement.  Try this: More than$100,000 worth of media coverage and reaching 1 million+ people through 6 TV stations, 3 community pubs and a host of online bloggers.  Not to mention Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…with likes, retweets, comments from the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Education, Streetsblog USA, Smart Growth American (Dangerous by […]