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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)
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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 […]

Keep up with the Corrine Drive Study
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Keep up with the Corrine Drive Study

Want to stay up to date with the Complete Streets study of Corrine Drive? MetroPlan Orlando, who is leading the study, is making it easy. CorrineDriveStudy.org brings you to a dedicated page to find all the news, and you can even sign up to receive email updates. The timeline on […]

Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released
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Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released

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 […]

Orlando Sentinel: Florida’s bike paths to get $25 million annually
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Orlando Sentinel: Florida’s bike paths to get $25 million annually

Gov. Rick Scott was in a cutting mood after the state Legislature passed a $78 billion budget earlier this year, but one $25 million line item escaped his veto. Senate President Andy Gardiner inserted a change into how vehicle-registration fees are spent and siphoned off $25 million annually for what […]

Orlando Sentinel: Bicyclists happy Seminole will fill gaps on Rinehart Trail
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Orlando Sentinel: Bicyclists happy Seminole will fill gaps on Rinehart Trail

Lisa Portelli is an avid bicyclist who rides more than 200 miles a week on roads and trails throughout Central Florida. But what she finds unnerving is bicycling on trails with missing sections. It forces her to get off the trail, ride on the roadway for the length of the […]