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Take Part in Orange County 3rd Town Hall Vision 2050 Meeting Series

Orange County is one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. In fact, by 2050 the County’s population is estimated to increase by 700,000, exceeding 2 million residents. Therefore, we need to prepare for this growth in a smart and responsible way. To do so, Orange County needs […]

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Bike/Walk Central Florida Welcomes Three New Board Members

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) is proud to announce three additional members are joining the organization’s board of directors. Patrick Panza, an urban planner, GIS specialist, and assistant planning manager for GAI’s Community solutions group; John Paul (JP) Weesner, a landscape architect at Kittelson Associates; and Douglas Henley, the vice president of Owens Realty Services, are welcomed onto […]

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Beth Perell – Public Affairs Perspectives – Talks Biking & Walking Safety with Emily Hanna

Emily Hanna, Bike/Walk Central Florida’s executive director overseeing the Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program, spoke at length with Beth Perrell on her “Public Affairs Perspectives” Show, airing on five COX Radio stations. The two women discussed: The Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program; Smart Growth America’s Dangerous […]

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Dangerous by Design: Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee Region and Florida Top Lists as Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

The Metro Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee region and the State of Florida again top the lists as most dangerous for people walking. Smart Growth America (SGA) released its biennial “Dangerous by Design” report of the deadliest metro areas and states for pedestrians. According to the report, “Over the past decade (2010-2019), the number of people […]

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Orange County to Begin Next Phase of Shingle Creek Trail

Construction is about to begin on Orange County’s next section of Shingle Creek Trail! Orange County Parks and Recreation shared the following information about the next phase in its news bulletin.  Shingle Creek Trail – Phase 2 will be 2.844 miles in length, along the west side of John Young Parkway, south from […]