News To Use

News To Use / People On Foot

Media Alert: Operation BFF in Osceola County and Kissimmee June 2019

This summer, officers and deputies in Orange and Osceola counties will be on the streets for an Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk crackdown. On June 19th, plain-clothed officers from the Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orlando Police Department will be citing drivers who […]

Protected bike lanes keep walkers and drivers safer too
News To Use

Protected bike lanes keep walkers and drivers safer too

It’s the dream of many bicyclists to have a calm, car-free weekend ride or commute to work each morning. To be rid of the stress of speeding drivers, chaos at traffic lights and narrow shoulders. Though, this biker’s fantasy may be getting closer to reality with the addition of protected […]

News To Use

The Path to Safe Sidewalk Cycling

Is it legal to ride your bike on the sidewalk? Is it safer to ride on the street or on the sidewalk? Does a pedestrian or a bicycle have the right of way on a sidewalk? These are just a few of the questions Bike/Walk Central Florida often gets about […]

News To Use

TBT: Board Member Rick Geller: Cycle Tracks Support Safety

This article was originally published on BWCF’s website on May 14, 2014. We felt like Rick’s message is still relevant today, 5 years later, during National Bike Month. Since this post, several cycle tracks have been installed around Central Florida. In 2016, the City of Winter Park won the Urban […]

News To Use / Trails

The Journey Across Florida: One Man’s Coast-to-Coast Mission

No support teams. No chase vehicles. Just a person on a bike trying to finish. This was the mission of Gerry Kinnard. Kinnard recently rode his bike 250 miles across the state of Florida from New Smyrna Beach to Yankeetown. It took him 39.5 hours. He wasn’t allowed to have […]