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Transportation Leaders Ask Congress to Fast-Track Transit and Active Transportation Investments

Transportation, bicycle and pedestrian safety groups across the country banded together this week to encourage Congress to fast-track transit and active transportation projects amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations, sent in a letter to congressional leadership, call for several investments that parallel BWCF’s core mission, and empower cities to provide […]

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Bike/Walk Central Florida Announces Emily Hanna as New Executive Director

What started out as idea has turned into a movement for change. The movement we’re talking about is changing the way we think about bicyclists and pedestrians – in a place ranked as most deadly for anyone who dares to cross the street or ride a bike. Thinking turned to […]

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Connecting Downtown: Bicycle Beltway Plans Come to Life

Exciting news: just in time for Florida Bike Month, the City of Orlando’s Bicycle Beltway project moved one step closer toward building a completely connected, bicycle-friendly downtown.  The City shared updates on the Downtown Gap Study at its final project visioning team public meeting and took feedback on the preliminary […]

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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]

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Spring Forward or a Step Backward? Safety Concerns with Upcoming Time Change

This Sunday, March 8, we spring forward and move the clocks one hour ahead. Sometimes it’s hard to put one’s Best Foot Forward if the morning is a groggy haze, because you’ve lost an hour. Evidence suggests changing clocks to Daylight Saving Time in the spring and to Standard Time […]