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Research pushes roundabouts
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Research pushes roundabouts

When you picture a roundabout, you might also picture Big Ben or the Eiffel Tower in the distance behind it. Thanks to recent reports, though, we’re starting to see more roundabouts stateside. Research points to these road circles as safer and more efficient than the sharp-angled intersection, and transportation agencies across the United […]

MetroPlan Orlando has launched a study of Corrine Drive, focusing on how to transform the road from one that was once used by military vehicles to a corridor better suited for local businesses, walking and cycling. The road is bordered by Orlando and Winter Park. (Kevin Spear / Orlando Sentinel)
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Orlando Sentinel: Future of Corrine Drive is focus of new study

MetroPlan Orlando is kicking off a one-year study of the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road. The road will be addressed as part of their new Complete Street initiative, which aims to take the needs of people biking and walking into account during road design. BWCF joined […]

Orlando Sentinel: Pedestrians, bicyclists could soon see safer conditions in Winter Park
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Orlando Sentinel: Pedestrians, bicyclists could soon see safer conditions in Winter Park

The City of Winter Park has a lot of great things going for it when it comes to the biking and walking scene – just look at its SunRail station, bustling Park Avenue and Cady Way Trail. The city is committed to continuing its pursuit of safer streets by creating […]

City of Orlando building pedestrian overpass across SR 50
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City of Orlando building pedestrian overpass across SR 50

The City of Orlando is working toward becoming a safer, more connected place for pedestrians and bicyclists. Part of that work starts this month, as construction gets underway on a pedestrian overpass. From the City of Orlando website:  The City of Orlando is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, and connected pedestrian […]

Downtown Orlando bike lanes go green
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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 […]