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First-Ever ‘Bike 5 Cities’ Ride is FULL – Register for events and rides in WP, Maitland, Casselberry & Eatonville
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First-Ever ‘Bike 5 Cities’ Ride is FULL – Register for events and rides in WP, Maitland, Casselberry & Eatonville

Brought to you by: Discover Comfortable Riding Routes on ‘Bike 5 Cities’ Bike/Walk Central Florida encourages Central Floridians to ride bikes, but we also realize that everyone may not be aware of comfortable riding routes. That’s why we’re teaming up with Healthy Central Florida on May 6 for “Bike 5 […]

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 […]

Downtown Orlando bike lanes go green
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Downtown Orlando bike lanes go green

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 […]

MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF
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MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF

*MEDIA TIP* Operation Best Foot Forward: Crackdown at the Crosswalks Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office to enforce Florida’s driver yield law at marked crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety in Orange County and City of Orlando. ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s […]

BFF heads back-to-school
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BFF heads back-to-school

Parents of OCPS students were the only people gearing up to head back to school. We headed across the region to make sure kids were stocked up on pencils, iY4Peds stickers and pedestrian safety coloring books – attending four different events in just one week! Parents, remind your kids how […]