People On Bikes

Why can’t bike maps look like subway maps?
People On Bikes

Why can’t bike maps look like subway maps?

Take a look at the map to the right – not very easy to read, right? This is DC’s Bicycle Map and the many lines and symbols can look like a confusing mess, especially to someone who is new to the bike scene. Michael Graham has a solution tho this problem – […]

Downtown Orlando bike lanes go green
People On Bikes

Downtown Orlando bike lanes go green

Other downtowns might turn green when they see the leprechaun treatment on some of downtown Orlando’s bike lanes, including one on northbound Magnolia Ave. The City of Orlando chose the eye-catching color to increase visibility of bicyclists, in a pilot program studying whether the colorful lanes will reduce car/bike traffic crashes. The […]

Should bus lanes be shared with people biking in Orlando?
People On Bikes

Should bus lanes be shared with people biking in Orlando?

Orlando has come a long way in accommodating cycling, adding bike lanes and paths throughout the city and providing public property for a growing bike-share program. Now, an editorial in the Orlando Sentinel is calling for bus-only lanes in downtown to share space with cyclists.  Lynx, which operates buses in […]

Bikes take over Winter Park March 8, 2017
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Bikes take over Winter Park March 8, 2017

Save the date – Winter Park’s 3rd Annual Bike to Work Day is happening March 8, 2017. Everyone who lives, works or plays in Winter Park and surrounding communities is invited to join Healthy Central Florida (that’s everyone by the way). (Note – rain date is Mar. 9th) More than […]

A (biking) tale of two cities
People On Bikes

A (biking) tale of two cities

Guest writer Dan Tracy shares his experiences and observations of biking in London and Copenhagen after visiting Europe.  Europe is drenched in history, relatives, friends and bikes, at least from my humble perspective. My wife Judy and I spent two weeks in Europe recently, primarily in England, Scotland and Denmark. […]