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Research pushes roundabouts
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Research pushes roundabouts

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 […]

Orlando Sentinel: Pedestrians, bicyclists could soon see safer conditions in Winter Park
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Orlando Sentinel: Pedestrians, bicyclists could soon see safer conditions in Winter Park

The City of Winter Park has a lot of great things going for it when it comes to the biking and walking scene – just look at its SunRail station, bustling Park Avenue and Cady Way Trail. The city is committed to continuing its pursuit of safer streets by creating […]

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 […]

Road diet for Robinson Street?
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Road diet for Robinson Street?

Robinson Street is a major four-lane road that provides one of the main gateways to downtown Orlando’s iconic Lake Eola Park. Cars and trucks often top the posted 35 mph speed limit, making people on foot and bikes leery of using the street or crossing it to enjoy the park, […]

Orlando Sentinel: UCF, county need to reach deal for safer streets near campus
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Orlando Sentinel: UCF, county need to reach deal for safer streets near campus

The University of Central Florida has grown immensely over the past decade…and so have issues with pedestrians and bicycle safety in the area surrounding the school. Read the Orlando Sentinel article below to see what UCF, Orange County and FDOT are doing to improve the situation. If you want to […]