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 […]
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Have you seen the leprechaun treatment on some of downtown Orlando’s bike lanes? The green paint is intended to increase the visibility of bicyclists, in a pilot program studying whether the colorful lanes will reduce car/bike traffic crashes. It’s also hoped that drivers won’t park in a lane so obviously marked for people on […]
Slow walkers and cyclists rejoice! You’ve been doing it right all along, at least according to a study released by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. It turns out that walking briskly/running and riding a bike too fast could well result in breathing too heavily and, as a result, […]
What do President George H. W. Bush, baby chicks, Amish country, fresh strawberries, Colonial Williamsburg, funny road signs, a Memorial Day color guard in Winsted, Connecticut, and the Pennsylvania/New Jersey state line all have in common? Not a whole lot – except these are just a few of the memorable moments […]
Update: Friday, July 1, 2016 In BWCF board member Lisa Portelli’s own words I am going to try to summarize our Maine to Florida bicycle trip. It’s impossible to capture about 2186 miles of riding in a FB post, and this is only one perspective, but here goes. The map […]