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$1M+ dedicated to purchasing Shingle Creek Trail land
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$1M+ dedicated to purchasing Shingle Creek Trail land

Trail-lovers received a much-anticipated holiday gift from the State of Florida – over $1 million dollars allocated to purchase land to finish the Shingle Creek Trail. The Shingle Creek Trail will serve as a feeder for the much-anticipated Coast-to-Coast Trail, a 250-mile trail that will stretch from the Canaveral National […]

New trails are in the works
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New trails are in the works

People who enjoy exploring the outdoors on bike or foot will have a few more opportunities for comfortable, more convenient routes with trail expansions and connectivity coming to Central Florida and across the state. Over in Edgewater, The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) joined the City of Edgewater, Volusia County, and […]

Central Florida gets millions for trails
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Central Florida gets millions for trails

Wow. Thanks largely to the efforts of state Sen. Andy Gardiner of Orlando, the state intends to spend $44.4 million, including $6.7 million in Metro Orlando, designing and constructing bike paths. That’s by far the largest amount of funding ever put forth for bike paths at one time. Gardiner has […]

Lake County is on its way to becoming bike/ped friendly
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Lake County is on its way to becoming bike/ped friendly

According to the Daily Commercial, Lake County roads could become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly in the next 20 years. Yesterday, the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization shared with county commissioners its transportation plan through 2040 with a focus on making streets more bike/ped-friendly. Shannon Hidalgo, a member of the board of […]

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 […]