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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 […]

Roundabouts: Not just for Europeans
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Roundabouts: Not just for Europeans

When you picture a roundabout, you might also picture Big Ben or the Eiffel Tower in the distance behind it. Thanks to recent reports, though, we’re starting to see more roundabouts stateside. Research points to these road circles as safer and more efficient than the sharp-angled intersection, and transportation agencies across the United […]

Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30
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Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30

Best Foot Forward to launch in Osceola County and City of Kissimmee to address rising trend in pedestrian injuries and fatalities   Osceola County, City of Kissimmee, their respective law enforcement agencies, MetroPlan Orlando, LYNX, Osceola County Public Schools, Florida Health Department and local safety advocates have joined forces to […]

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 […]

Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released
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Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released

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 […]