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Transportation Leaders Ask Congress to Fast-Track Transit and Active Transportation Investments

Transportation, bicycle and pedestrian safety groups across the country banded together this week to encourage Congress to fast-track transit and active transportation projects amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations, sent in a letter to congressional leadership, call for several investments that parallel BWCF’s core mission, and empower cities to provide […]

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National Study Reveals New & Emerging U.S. Cycling Behaviors During Coronavirus Pandemic

Bike shops and manufacturers across America are reporting a bicycling renaissance in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. It seems more people are turning to bicycles for the benefits of exercise, stress-relief, activities with their children, or for a safe mode of transportation. That’s translated into more new bikes being sold, […]

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Orlando Quietly Opens Southern Section of Shingle Creek Regional Trail

Plans for more regional sections underway- A gem in our regional trail system is gaining even more luster. The Shingle Creek Regional Trail (SCRT) is coming together segment-by-segment, as the City of Orlando’s southernmost section opened in late March. It seamlessly connects to Orange County’s section and one could say […]

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Bike/Walk Central Florida Announces Emily Hanna as New Executive Director

What started out as idea has turned into a movement for change. The movement we’re talking about is changing the way we think about bicyclists and pedestrians – in a place ranked as most deadly for anyone who dares to cross the street or ride a bike. Thinking turned to […]

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Connecting Downtown: Bicycle Beltway Plans Come to Life

Exciting news: just in time for Florida Bike Month, the City of Orlando’s Bicycle Beltway project moved one step closer toward building a completely connected, bicycle-friendly downtown.  The City shared updates on the Downtown Gap Study at its final project visioning team public meeting and took feedback on the preliminary […]