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Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?
People On Foot

Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?

When it comes to making our streets safer for people walking, a lot of factors come into play. While most collisions occur outside of a crosswalk, it’s worth noting that drivers fail to yield to people walking in crosswalks as well – it happened twice in this short interview with […]

What do Orlando drivers say about our culture?
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What do Orlando drivers say about our culture?

David Brooks’ column in the New York Times hits the nail on the head about our driving culture. The article, inspired by Pope Francis’ New Year’s Eve homily, reminds us that we as individuals shape society with our actions and reactions. One situation that plays a huge role is driving. […]

March 2017 biking events for FL Bike Month
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March 2017 biking events for FL Bike Month

March is Florida Bike Month and there is no shortage of ways to enjoy it on two wheels. We’ll be updating this list all month with the latest events and rides happening in Central Florida. Know of a ride or event that is missing? Email the details to Shelby at shelby@bikewalkcentralflorida.org. […]

Deadly reminders of Orlando’s dangerous reputation
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Deadly reminders of Orlando’s dangerous reputation

Smart Growth America’s Dangerous by Design 2016 report lists the deadliest cities to walk in, and Orlando’s ranking was down from first to third most dangerous. On the surface, this looks like an achievement. But someone caught in the path of an oncoming vehicle has no ranking, only a binary status: […]

Orange County working to calm speeders
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Orange County working to calm speeders

Orange County will be rolling out 20 new radar feedback signs across roads in Orange County to get drivers to slow down. Radar feedback signs are the electronic signs on the side of a road that provide drivers with instant feedback on their speed. This speed calming application has proven […]