Join the Friends of Lake Apopka for a Trail Ride on 11/11

On November 11, the Friends of Lake Apopka (FOLA) advocacy group is hosting their annual trail ride around Lake Apopka. The cause? Raising awareness of the restoration of one of Central Florida’s treasures – Lake Apopka. Did you know that Lake Apopka suffered almost five decades of pollution? The damage […]

People On Bikes / Trails

New trails are in the works

People who enjoy exploring the outdoors on bike or foot will have a few more opportunities for comfortable, more convenient routes with trail expansions and connectivity coming to Central Florida and across the state. Over in Edgewater, The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) joined the City of Edgewater, Volusia County, and […]

People On Bikes / Trails

Central Florida gets millions for trails

Wow. Thanks largely to the efforts of state Sen. Andy Gardiner of Orlando, the state intends to spend $44.4 million, including $6.7 million in Metro Orlando, designing and constructing bike paths. That’s by far the largest amount of funding ever put forth for bike paths at one time. Gardiner has […]

News To Use / Trails

People for Bikes: Florida approves $25 million in annual funding for trails

People for Bikes By Alex Logemann June 29, 2015 In a major win for the development of Florida’s bicycle infrastructure, Governor Rick Scott has signed legislation that will significantly increase spending on bicycle and pedestrians trails. House Bill 2514-A requires the Department of Transportation to allocate $25 million per year […]

Newsletter / People On Bikes / Trails

The C2C Connector: February 2015

Stay up to date with all things about the Coast to Coast Connector by subscribing to the newsletter, sent out by the Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation. The February edition of the The Coast to Coast Connector features a variety of topics, including: Trails = Strong People. Strong Economy. Strong Communities. […]