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UPDATE: Electric Scooters Coming to Orlando: What You Need to Know

Update 12/10: At their regular meeting, the Orlando City Commission unanimously passed a modified ordinance to launch the pilot program for electric scooters. The program allows companies to operate a fleet of 200 scooters, later up to 400. Vendors can now begin submitting applications for a permit. The pilot begins […]

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Bike 5 Cities Grows into a Permanent Route for Safe Cycling

It started as a desire to feel safe on the road. It started as a way to inform people about Central Florida’s bike-friendly infrastructure. It started as a simple idea and is now a more than 400-person strong movement. Bike 5 Cities is a 28-mile regional bike-ride on trails and […]

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UPDATE: Crossing the Street Blindfolded Gives People New Perspective on Pedestrian Safety

Update: October 23, 2019 Would you feel safe crossing the street with your eyes closed? On Friday, October 18, dozens of people experienced what it’s like to cross the street while blind or visually impaired at an event in honor of National Blind Americans Equality Day. With assistance, attendees crossed […]

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Teamwork was the central message as Best Foot Forward launched in Seminole County

“We use the word ‘coalition’ here today, because we have an army of people working on this problem from all angles.” (Gary Huttmann, CEO, MetroPlan Orlando) “If you look around this room, you’ll find a group of passionate, dedicated people.” (Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County) “Our staff has been eagerly […]

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BWCF Welcomes New Board Member Kelly Morphy

This month, Bike/Walk Central Florida will welcome a new addition to its Board of Directors. Kelly Morphy has decades of experience when it comes to working to establish better conditions for bikers and walkers. See her official bio below: Kelly Morphy Kelly helps neighborhoods and towns become healthier, better connected, […]