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Kids in Englewood and Dover Shores get serious about bike safety

This week, BWCF partnered with Helmets Save Lives and Orlando city officials to promote bike helmet safety for the back to school season. Keep reading for some highlights from the events:   Englewood Neighborhood Center Crack! Another egg (with a face drawn on it) smashed as it hit the ground. […]

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The new meaning of “Stop” to Arkansas bikers

Imagine you’re biking on a hilly road in Arkansas. As you start to coast down a particularly steep incline, you spot a stop sign perched at the bottom of the ascent, marking an intersection. You can clearly see there are no drivers approaching from any direction, but as your speed […]

People On Bikes

New, Wider Bike Lanes in Casselberry

Bicycling in Casselberry just got a little more comfortable. As part of their first “complete streets” project, city officials agreed to re-stripe North Oxford Road with buffered bike lanes. It’s the city’s first street with buffered bike lanes. You can see in the picture, the bike lanes on either side […]

People On Foot

Why we need more walkable neighborhoods

Walkable places aren’t just more convenient – they’re more valuable. According to a new study by Smart Growth America, walkable neighborhoods in cities are economically stronger, more socially equitable and provide more job opportunities than drivable areas. The opposite of suburban, drive-only developments, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) within urban metros […]

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E-scooters are now legal in Florida

We’ve all seen them – the newest fun, cheap and sustainable form of transportation to hit cities all over the world. The electric powered scooter has been a staple in many places for months now, like Ft. Lauderdale. Now, they’re legal across the state. Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill […]