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MetroPlan Orlando Transportation Survey Shows Central Florida Wants More Bicycling/Walking-Friendly Communities

MetroPlan Orlando released the results of its regional transportation study. The study showed that there is strong support for building pedestrian-friendly and bicycle-friendly communities but still a great sense that these forms of transportation are unsafe in the region. In fact, 96% of respondents agreed it is important for transportation […]

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Studies in Apopka and About LYNX Ridership Need Your Input

Three studies from MetroPlan Orlando and LYNX need your input. MetroPlan Orlando Do you live in the Apopka area or travel along the West Orange Trail? MetroPlan Orlando recently kicked off the Rock Springs Road and West Orange Trail Extension Studies, both located in the City of Apopka. The studies, which will run […]

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Orange County Parks Host Second Trails Master Plan Virtual Outreach

Orange County Parks and Recreation is hosting its second Trails Master Plan Virtual Outreach meeting May 10 – 26. The second interactive virtual public outreach will gather feedback on the trail master plan, existing and proposed future trail corridor evaluations, priorities, and proposed design guidelines. Please provide your input at […]

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Enjoy the Ride But First Put on Your Helmet

Many cyclists, regardless of age, think that only children and inexperienced riders need to wear helmets.  Not true!  By Florida law, bicycle riders under 16 years of age must wear a helmet that is properly fitted, is fastened securely, and meets the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets.  For all […]

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Florida Bicycle Association Names Bike 5 Cities the 2020 Event of The Year

A round of applause goes out to Bike/Walk Central Florida’s (BWCF) Bike 5 Cities event. The Florida Bicycle Association announced the annual bike ride as the 2020 event of the year! “This is a wonderful recognition of the courageous and innovative team who first postponed and then quickly re-engineered the […]