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National Research Group Explores Proactive Approach to Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Recently a national research group presented their findings on a more comprehensive approach to preventing pedestrian vs. car crashes in cities. While most cities take a “reactive” approach—looking at crash data to identify dangerous roads or intersections, then working to make them safer, this study is designed to identify those […]

New Trail Open for Bikers, Walkers in Orange County
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New Trail Open for Bikers, Walkers in Orange County

It’s another great day for trail lovers in Orange County. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and District 6 Commissioner Victoria Siplin celebrated the opening of Phase 1, Segment 1 of the Shingle Creek Trail during a ribbon cutting ceremony. This one-mile segment stretches alongside the scenic Shingle Creek from underneath […]

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Region Focuses on Pedestrian Safety as 2019 Report Is Released

As Smart Growth America releases its latest Dangerous by Design 2019 report — again ranking Central Florida as one of the most dangerous places for people to walk — regional officials, advocates and organizations continue to work together for pedestrian safety.   Read more news and facts from BFF coalition […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando No. 1 again for pedestrian deaths

The Orlando Sentinel takes a look at Central Florida’s “grim and longstanding reputation as the nation’s riskiest place to walk along roads.” Click here to read Kevin Spear’s article on the Dangerous by Design 2019 report.

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Orange County opens new Pine Hills Trail Shade Station

Orange County Parks & Recreation, the Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District and guests officially cut the ribbon on a new shade station on the Pine Hills Trail. Located at the corner of Silver Star Road and Golf Club Parkway, the shade station and surrounding landscaped area will give walkers and […]