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Make some moves during FDOT’s Mobility Week
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Make some moves during FDOT’s Mobility Week

What moves YOU? That’s the question driving Central Florida’s second annual Mobility Week campaign that runs from October 28 through November 3. Spearheaded by The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Mobility Week provides the perfect opportunity to promote and explore ways to reduce car-use, test new technologies or showcase how […]

Is UCF a ‘Bike Friendly University?’ Some students think so
People On Bikes

Is UCF a ‘Bike Friendly University?’ Some students think so

Kudos to a group of UCF students seeking to gain national recognition of their campus as a Bicycle Friendly University (BFU). This move will raise UCF’s profile as a school that supports bike use among students, staff and faculty by providing bike lanes, bike sharing and a bike-repair shop on […]

Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise
Newsletter / People On Bikes / People On Foot

Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise

Have you ever had trouble walking or bicycling across Colonial Dr. near downtown Orlando? Get ready to literally rise above the chaotic traffic with a safer route. The City of Orlando’s Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is beginning to take shape and will eventually connect trails in an effort to get bikers and […]

Finding the calm in your commute
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Finding the calm in your commute

Everyone needs a break. A break from tweeting, texting, updating, and emailing. Biking to work can provide a brief amount of time to breathe and be alone with your thoughts in addition to providing an inexpensive, healthier commute. Adam Sneed, a senior associate editor for CityLab wrote about “the best […]

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 […]