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Tragic Cycling Accident Sparks Bike Safety Event
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Tragic Cycling Accident Sparks Bike Safety Event

BWCF will help the Avalon Park community honor the memory of cyclist Forrest Flaniken at the 1st Annual Forrest Flaniken Bike Festival on November 2 at Avalon Elementary School.  Flaniken was on a routine training ride for an upcoming marathon when a car struck and killed him last October.  The […]

One Gap Down: Connecting the Coast to Coast
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One Gap Down: Connecting the Coast to Coast

As the Sentinel said, “it’s only a half-mile but it’s a start.” Governor Scott, Senator Andy Gardiner, FDOT Secretary Prasad and other local leaders, including former Orange County Mayor Linda Chapin and founding chair of BWCF, gathered in Titusville to launch the construction of the $3.6 million trail that includes […]

Be Alert! 185,870 OCPS Students Start School on August 19
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Be Alert! 185,870 OCPS Students Start School on August 19

August is Back to School Safety Month, so be alert to student traffic as they start busing, driving, biking, and walking back to class. Remember to stop for school buses and slowdown in school zones as small children may be crossing the street. Here are a few tips to keep […]

Bike/Walk Central Florida Responds to Sentinel Series
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Bike/Walk Central Florida Responds to Sentinel Series

Sentinel editorial introduces Best Foot Forward with column by Linda Chapin, which details the tremendous efforts of BFF in the community, and a column by Rick Geller, which highlights engineering recommendations to improve pedestrian safety in the area. The Front Burner: Stanching blood in area’s streets July 26, 2013 The […]

Radio Disney Safe Summer Travel Interview
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Radio Disney Safe Summer Travel Interview

We had a great time at Radio Disney studios recently when we joined MetroPlan Orlando to tape an interview about safe summer travel – by foot, bike, car, train and plane. Interview aired on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 6:30 a.m.