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WLRN: Biking to work in the most dangerous state for pedestrians
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WLRN: Biking to work in the most dangerous state for pedestrians

BWCF Board Member Frank Gilbert rides his bike to work four days a week. The article below from WLRN discusses cyclist safety as more people begin biking to work. Click here to listen to their radio interview and to hear reporter Abe Aboraya narrate his ride through Orlando streets. Frank Gilbert […]

Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future
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Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future

Take a look at the article below from the Orlando Sentinel about creating Complete Streets on Orlando roads. There are some great quotes from Bike/Walk Central Florida Chairman and FDOT District 1 Secretary Billy Hattaway, BWCF Board Member Eliza Harris, as well as BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day. By Dan Tracy Central Florida […]

Florida Said Yes on 1
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Florida Said Yes on 1

On November 4, 2014, Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1, which will set aside almost $20 billion in funding for water and land conservation over the course of 20 years.  Clay Henderson with Holland & Knight recently wrote a summary highlighting some of the key takeaways of Amendment 1 and what this means […]

Winter Park/Maitland Observer: Safer Pedestrian Crossings Help Disabled in Winter Park
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Winter Park/Maitland Observer: Safer Pedestrian Crossings Help Disabled in Winter Park

By Megan Elliot For the last few years, Keith Wiedemann wasn’t sure if he could make it across Aloma Avenue alive. If a car ran a red light or turned right on a red, the blind Winter Park resident couldn’t see it. “They run those lights so much, it’s very […]

International Walk to School Day 2014
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International Walk to School Day 2014

Walk this way – to school today! Wednesday is International Walk To School Day More than 50 Orange County Public Schools Participating One-day international event to encourage families, students and the community to get out of their cars and get moving. What:   Best Foot Forward will join with Orange County Public School […]