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Apopka’s New Trail Network: A Giant Step Towards a More Walkable and Bikeable City 

Apopka, Florida, plans to become a friendlier city to all who bike, walk, or roll with the unanimous approval from the Apopka City Council of a new proposed trail network. The network will connect downtown Apopka to essential destinations like healthcare services, grocery stores, parks, and restaurants, making it easier […]

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City of Orlando Publishes Quick Build Guide to Accelerate Better Walking and Biking Conditions 

The City of Orlando is taking a transformative approach to bicycling and pedestrian infrastructure with quick-build projects. Quick-builds are flexible, low-cost projects that promise to deliver transportation safety enhancements at an accelerated pace. The interventions, also known as “tactical urbanism,” demonstrate that simple traffic changes help communities show the positive […]

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Grassroot Groups Help the Movement Forward 

Bike/Walk Central Florida’s mission is to educate and advocate to make communities more walkable, bikeable, and rollable. Having hyper-localized groups advocating for their own neighborhoods’ unique mobility challenges helps express the urgency and need for the adoption of policies, programs, and infrastructure that are fair and accessible for all people […]

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Pedaling Toward Progress: Transforming Central Florida’s Cycling and Trail Infrastructure with Bike 5 Cities

When Bike 5 Cities launched seven years ago, we hoped – and aimed – to have a lasting impact in the Central Florida community by encouraging individuals to ride their bikes to improve their health, support local businesses, and persuade decision makers to improve community connections and safe infrastructure. Our […]

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Portelli Shares Thoughts on Infrastructure Investment Act Impact

What can the Federal Infrastructure Investment Act do to improve bicycling and walking facilities in Central Florida? The funding can go a long way toward bicycling and pedestrian safety for projects like protected bike lanes and trails, narrowing roadways to slow traffic and filling gaps in existing trail networks. Spectrum […]