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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety
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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Congratulations are in order for the Orlando Police Department (OPD) – they were just awarded a $46,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to combat pedestrian and cyclist accidents here in Orlando. According to Orlando Weekly, “the grant will fund efforts from Dec. 4 to May 15, 2018 to increase […]

Is UCF a ‘Bike Friendly University?’ Some students think so
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Is UCF a ‘Bike Friendly University?’ Some students think so

Kudos to a group of UCF students seeking to gain national recognition of their campus as a Bicycle Friendly University (BFU). This move will raise UCF’s profile as a school that supports bike use among students, staff and faculty by providing bike lanes, bike sharing and a bike-repair shop on […]

Orlando Sentinel: Altamonte Springs looks for ways to ease traffic congestion
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Orlando Sentinel: Altamonte Springs looks for ways to ease traffic congestion

In addition to easing traffic congestion, Altamonte Springs is launching several transportation projects to make it easier for all road users, including pedestrians and cyclists, to get around the area. Some of these projects include adding bicycle lanes to Montgomery Road, a pedestrian tunnel under S.R. 436 to the Altamonte […]

Finding the calm in your commute
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Finding the calm in your commute

Everyone needs a break. A break from tweeting, texting, updating, and emailing. Biking to work can provide a brief amount of time to breathe and be alone with your thoughts in addition to providing an inexpensive, healthier commute. Adam Sneed, a senior associate editor for CityLab wrote about “the best […]

Benefits of commuting to work via bike
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Benefits of commuting to work via bike

This week is National Bike to Work Week, so it’s the perfect push to get in gear and pedal your way to the office. And, aside from the physical and environmental benefits, there are some monetary ones as well. Of course you save money on gas, but according to the […]