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Smart Growth America releases Central Florida Complete Streets Report
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Smart Growth America releases Central Florida Complete Streets Report

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 Florida Complete […]

MetroPlan Orlando has launched a study of Corrine Drive, focusing on how to transform the road from one that was once used by military vehicles to a corridor better suited for local businesses, walking and cycling. The road is bordered by Orlando and Winter Park. (Kevin Spear / Orlando Sentinel)
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Orlando Sentinel: Future of Corrine Drive is focus of new study

MetroPlan Orlando is kicking off a one-year study of the Corrine Drive corridor from U.S. 17/92 to Bennett Road. The road will be addressed as part of their new Complete Street initiative, which aims to take the needs of people biking and walking into account during road design. BWCF joined […]

Join HCF For “Biking Works” – Bike to Work Day in Winter Park!
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Join HCF For “Biking Works” – Bike to Work Day in Winter Park!

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 […]

Q&A with City of Orlando transportation director and BWCF chair Billy Hattaway
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Q&A with City of Orlando transportation director and BWCF chair Billy Hattaway

Billy Hattaway has been a bicycling and walking advocate for years, most recently leading an initiative for the Florida Department of Transportation to make state-owned roads more accommodating for cyclists and pedestrians. Hattaway, who spent a total of 28 years with FDOT during three separate stints, has accepted a position […]

Road diet for Robinson Street?
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Road diet for Robinson Street?

Robinson Street is a major four-lane road that provides one of the main gateways to downtown Orlando’s iconic Lake Eola Park. Cars and trucks often top the posted 35 mph speed limit, making people on foot and bikes leery of using the street or crossing it to enjoy the park, […]