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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]

People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

People On Bikes / Trails

7 Trails to Try During Florida Bike Month

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) knows you’re always looking for new, comfortable places to cycle. And, because March is Florida Bike Month, now is as perfect a time as ever to get out there! A list of seven of our favorite places to cycle:   1. Seminole Wekiva Trail This trail […]

People On Foot

Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

Community Events / People On Bikes

Florida Bike Month is back: How You Can Celebrate Life on Two Wheels

UPDATE 3/16/20: In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, many Florida Bike Month events have been canceled or postponed. Please check the event websites for further details. In this time of social distancing, jumping on your bicycle can be a great way to safely get out and get some fresh […]