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Orlando Connecting the Gaps in Its Trail Network

Remember when you were a kid and you did those “connect the dots” puzzles? They were great! You start with a big polka-dot mess, and when you’re finished—voila! A triceratops! The City of Orlando is working to connect the dots in a giant spoked wheel. The central hub will be […]

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Florida Bike Month Top 5: Trail Edition

Each week throughout Florida Bike Month, we’ll be creating and sharing Top 5 lists! We’ll cover a different topic each time—all related to bicycling, of course. We wanted the opportunity to share a few of our favorites and get your feedback on what you consider your Top 5. What better […]

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New national report shows Florida still on top for Pedestrian Fatalities

Last week, The Governors Highway Safety Association put out a report showing that the United States had a 35 percent increase in recorded pedestrian deaths — the highest in three decades. It showed more than 6,200 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads last year. The report combed through preliminary crash […]

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Designing a Neighborhood Where Walkers, Bikers and Drivers Can All Live Together Well

Looking at Baldwin Park today, it is hard to believe the thriving, active, mixed-use neighborhood was once a Naval Base. Dreamed up in the 1990s, Baldwin Park was designed using the principles of Urban Design. But what exactly is “Urban Design”? How does it differ from typical suburban sprawl? One […]

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National Research Group Explores Proactive Approach to Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Recently a national research group presented their findings on a more comprehensive approach to preventing pedestrian vs. car crashes in cities. While most cities take a “reactive” approach—looking at crash data to identify dangerous roads or intersections, then working to make them safer, this study is designed to identify those […]