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BWCF Seeking Community Outreach Manager

At Bike/Walk Central Florida, we are passionate about ensuring bicyclists and pedestrians have the facilities and safety support they need to get around Central Florida. This is our commitment to our board and our community. But it takes a team who agrees to being challenged, creative and working hard while […]

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Best Foot Forward Law Enforcement Partners Educated Drivers Before Students Headed Back to School

As students across the region prepared to go back to school, eight law enforcement agencies in Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties educated drivers who failed to yield about Florida’s driver yield laws.  Deputies from Orange and Seminole sheriffs’ offices joined officers with Orlando, Apopka, Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Casselberry and Oakland police departments […]

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Law Enforcement of Driver Yield Laws Prior to Back-to-School

Eight agencies to enforce Florida’s driver yield laws in two-day Operation Best Foot Forward Before more than 340,000 students head back to school in Orange and Seminole counties, law enforcement agencies will remind drivers that they must stop for people in crosswalks. Deputies from Orange and Seminole counties sheriffs’ offices […]

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MetroPlan Orlando Transportation Survey Shows Central Florida Wants More Bicycling/Walking-Friendly Communities

MetroPlan Orlando released the results of its regional transportation study. The study showed that there is strong support for building pedestrian-friendly and bicycle-friendly communities but still a great sense that these forms of transportation are unsafe in the region. In fact, 96% of respondents agreed it is important for transportation […]

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Florida CS/SB 950 – Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Bill – Becomes Law July 1

The Florida CS/SB 950 – Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety bill was approved unanimously by the Florida house and senate, signed by the Governor and became effective July 1, 2021. The Florida Bicycle Association, who had been working diligently on the “Move Over for People” initiative, sent the following recap of […]