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Crackdown at the crosswalks – school is out, and so are the cops
People On Foot

Crackdown at the crosswalks – school is out, and so are the cops

Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office to enforce Florida’s driver yield law at marked crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety in Orange County and City of Orlando ORLANDO, Fla. – To keep roads safe for the more than 203,000 Orange County students starting summer break, the Orlando Police Department […]

Brett Schaefer, owner of South Lake Bike and Tri in Minneola, shares the road with heavy traffic while crossing U.S. Highway 27 at Washington Street. (Tom Benitez, Orlando Sentinel)
People On Bikes

Goals: More bikes, fewer medical bills

Biking is good not only for your health but also for your wallet – for instance, pedaling to work can save you money on gas and parking fees. But it takes just one injury to undo all of those benefits. This week The Washington Post dropped a truth bomb from a recent […]

Benefits of commuting to work via bike
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Benefits of commuting to work via bike

This week is National Bike to Work Week, so it’s the perfect push to get in gear and pedal your way to the office. And, aside from the physical and environmental benefits, there are some monetary ones as well. Of course you save money on gas, but according to the […]

From the heart: BWCF Board Member Lisa Portelli on Bike 5 Cities
People On Bikes

From the heart: BWCF Board Member Lisa Portelli on Bike 5 Cities

From my heart and the seat of my bike By Lisa Portelli, Winter Park Health Foundation program director, Bike/Walk Central Florida board member and Bike 5 Cities visionary It seemed like a good idea: show people where they can ride bicycles on bike-friendly roads. So many people ask, “Where do […]

Bike 5 Cities Maps
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Bike 5 Cities Maps

The very first Bike 5 Cities event was a huge success! We would like to thank everyone who came out to ride, whether it was the 28-mile route or any of the city events & rides, along with all of those who volunteered. This event would not have been possible […]