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Fire departments are adopting Vision Zero, so why shouldn’t you?

It’s no secret that narrowing a road can make it safer for people walking and biking, but that smaller road can be problematic when you add large, quick-moving fire trucks to the mix. That’s why fire officials are typically some of the first to push back on narrowing car lanes […]

Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets
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Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets

What we are facing…… The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is at a 25-year high.  In Florida, pedestrian deaths rose 40% between 2009 and 2016. Implementing comprehensive changes that comprise the 3 E’s of Engineering, Education and Enforcement of the law will be pivotal in decreasing pedestrian fatalities and […]

MetroPlan Orlando calling for feedback on Corrine Dr. designs
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MetroPlan Orlando calling for feedback on Corrine Dr. designs

Last year, MetroPlan Orlando launched the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study to explore how to make Corrine Drive safer and better for all road users. Now, early design concepts of Corrine Drive have been released, and MetroPlan Orlando wants to know your thoughts on the six ideas that could each […]

UF’s FL Traffic & Bike Safety Education Program hosting workshop 1/24
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UF’s FL Traffic & Bike Safety Education Program hosting workshop 1/24

If you’ve ever wanted to host a Bicycle Rodeo for your community, now is your chance to learn how. The University of Florida’s Florida Traffic & Bicycle Safety Education Program is hosting a Community Training and Bicycle Rodeo Workshop on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The workshop will enhance knowledge and skills […]

Winter Park recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community
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Winter Park recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community

Winter Park is making great strides in becoming friendlier for those on two wheels. The city recently moved from bronze to silver status as part of the League of America Bicyclists “Bicycle Friendly Community” ranking. A “Bicycle Friendly Community” welcomes bicyclists by providing safe accommodations for bicycling and encouraging people […]