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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016
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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016

Smart Growth America has released Dangerous by Design 2016, the fourth edition of a ranking of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians. While the report showed pedestrian fatalities remain an alarming epidemic, it offered some good news for Americans who travel on foot.  “More than 1,200 Complete Streets […]

Road diet for Robinson Street?
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Road diet for Robinson Street?

Robinson Street is a major four-lane road that provides one of the main gateways to downtown Orlando’s iconic Lake Eola Park. Cars and trucks often top the posted 35 mph speed limit, making people on foot and bikes leery of using the street or crossing it to enjoy the park, […]

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando hopes to stay ahead of transit issues with new department
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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando hopes to stay ahead of transit issues with new department

Our partners at the City of Orlando are working hard to make sure that our streets get the attention they deserve. That’s why the city is working to resurrect their transportation department, with  “an eye toward the future of the commuter rail system, as well as the city’s efforts to become […]

Walking and biking on Oak Ridge Rd.
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Walking and biking on Oak Ridge Rd.

Residents living around Oak Ridge Road between Millenia Boulevard and Orange Blossom Trail (US 441) may be getting a make-over — a “concrete” make-over where sidewalks get fatter, roads skinnier and medians wide enough for bicycles, wheelchairs, and strollers. This is all part of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ INVEST […]

The Corrine Calming Coalition (C3) has already been actively seeking input from the community on Corrine's future. Photo courtesy of C3.
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Can Corrine Dr. become more biking and walking friendly?

Corrine Drive is a pothole-littered, five-lane road that bisects an eclectic community of homes, restaurants, boutique shops and businesses. The problem is many believe the roughly mile-long street is walker and biker unfriendly because it is too wide and often carries speeding cars and trucks. The Winter Park Health Foundation […]