Smart Growth America (SGA) has released a series of recommendations about how to make a region safer through changes to land use, transportation decision-making practices and culture. Which region specifically? Central Florida, the heart of the state infamous for having the highest rate of vehicle/pedestrian injuries and death. SGA’s Central […]
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Have you seen the leprechaun treatment on some of downtown Orlando’s bike lanes? The green paint is intended to increase the visibility of bicyclists, in a pilot program studying whether the colorful lanes will reduce car/bike traffic crashes. It’s also hoped that drivers won’t park in a lane so obviously marked for people on […]
Join Healthy Central Florida for Biking Works in Winter Park, the first official Bike to Work Day in Winter Park. This fun, free community-wide event is taking place on Wednesday, March 8th and all are encouraged to commute to work (or school) by bicycle that day for fitness and fun. Encourage […]
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 […]
Roads around the University of Central Florida need a major makeover, according to a UCF Area Pedestrian Safety Study from the Orange County Transportation Planning Division. UCF area more walking and biking friendly for the 61,000 include the standard – more crosswalks, lightening, shrubbery, and making turn lanes sharper – […]