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A New Type of Traffic Signal Comes to Seminole County

Following nearly two years of construction along the US 17-92 corridor from the 417 on-ramp to Lake Mary Boulevard in Sanford, the first Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) concept in Seminole County is now a reality! This stretch of road witnesses a high traffic volume, with approximately 35,000 vehicles navigating through […]

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Coming Soon: Packing District Trail System – BWCF Collaborates with Landowners, Government, and Organizations for Regional Trail Project

The changes coming to the Packing District in Orlando may one day include multi-use trails and bike lanes that connect the historic area to other parts of the city and a state network. Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) is contributing its experience and expertise to make that a reality. Dr. Phillips, […]

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Kissimmee Changes Driver Behavior with Crosswalk Updates 

The City of Kissimmee is working hard to make its crosswalks safer for people walking. The city recently installed new traffic control devices at two crosswalks currently being monitored through the Best Foot Forward (BFF) program: 898 N. Hoagland Blvd. and Dyer Blvd. & Kennsington Rd. These popular trail crossings […]

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Oakland Installs Stop Signs for Vehicles Approaching Trail Crossings

The Town of Oakland Commission has adopted a resolution to approve installing stop signs for vehicles at busy trail crossings in town. That means that drivers approaching the West Orange Trail in Oakland must stop before the trail, giving right-of-way to people walking, jogging, bicycling, etc. along the trail. When […]

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City of Orlando Installs New Mid-block Crosswalk with Latest in State-of-the-Art Technology

  The City of Orlando recently installed a new mid-block pedestrian crosswalk that features the latest in technology, automated rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs), on Primrose Drive, south of Amelia Street. The installation is part of the City’s continued efforts through the Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities and […]