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Forbes: The more cyclists in a country, the fewer fatal crashes

More riders, less fatalities? Forbes put out a report that shows that there is strength – and safety – in numbers! In countries like the Netherlands and Denmark, people cycle an average of 864 and 513 kilometers each year – compared to the United States, where they average 47 kilometers […]

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WKMG Local 6: Proposed law aims to change how cars pass bicyclists

Bike/Walk Central Florida Board member Lisa Portelli and BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day are getting the word out about proposed laws to protect bicyclists. The two were featured in WKMG Local 6’s story about House Bill 231 – a bill that revises the rights and safety of vulnerable users, provides […]

MetroPlan Orlando to Develop Regional Complete Streets Program
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MetroPlan Orlando to Develop Regional Complete Streets Program

Pedestrian and bicyclist safety has a champion in MetroPlan Orlando.  The organization has announced their plans to develop a regional Complete Streets program, in line with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)’s new Complete Streets policy. Complete Streets is latest set of buzzwords to come to Orlando – but for […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Lessons learned while commuting to work on a bike

Cold is better than heat and heat is preferable to rain, though the end result between heat and rain often is the same – a wet body. Cool is without a doubt the best. That’s one of the lessons I’ve learned as I near the end of my first year […]

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Alliance for Biking & Walking’s Top 10 Tips for Grassroots Advocacy Organizations

Alliance for Biking & Walking has released 10 things to keep in mind for developing effective grassroots bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations.