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Four-wheel bias on roads, in words
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Four-wheel bias on roads, in words

Have you ever caught yourself referring to a female law enforcement officer as a “policeman?” Or used an airplane seat’s call button, expecting help from a “stewardess,” only to be met with a male flight attendant? Gender biases that slip into our language can be hard to shake. And it turns out, similar […]

Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016
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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016

Smart Growth America has released Dangerous by Design 2016, the fourth edition of a ranking of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians. While the report showed pedestrian fatalities remain an alarming epidemic, it offered some good news for Americans who travel on foot.  “More than 1,200 Complete Streets […]

Metro Orlando ranked third most deadly in Pedestrian Danger Index
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Metro Orlando ranked third most deadly in Pedestrian Danger Index

Metro Orlando was notoriously known as the deadliest place in America for pedestrians until Smart Growth America released its Dangerous by Design 2016 report.  The Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area dropped from first to third on the latest list of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians, with a 9.6-point reduction on […]

Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade
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Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade

Huge thank you to Orange County for installing pedestrian safety enhancements on Americana Boulevard. Road design is a huge part of pedestrian safety – the Engineering in our Triple E approach. Now, let’s work together to educate walkers and drivers about the importance of following crosswalk laws. Check out details […]

200,000+ people biking and walking downtown
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200,000+ people biking and walking downtown

It may just be a small gray box, but it gives the City of Orlando a whole ‘lot of data. The city’s bicycle and pedestrian count program kicked off in June 2015 with the little gray box  recording how many people are biking and walking in locations such as Lake […]