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WKMG Local 6: Proposed law aims to change how cars pass bicyclists

Bike/Walk Central Florida Board member Lisa Portelli and BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day are getting the word out about proposed laws to protect bicyclists. The two were featured in WKMG Local 6’s story about House Bill 231 – a bill that revises the rights and safety of vulnerable users, provides […]

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Florida Said Yes on 1

On November 4, 2014, Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1, which will set aside almost $20 billion in funding for water and land conservation over the course of 20 years.  Clay Henderson with Holland & Knight recently wrote a summary highlighting some of the key takeaways of Amendment 1 and what this means […]

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Yes on Amendment 1 = Protecting Florida’s Water, Wildlife and Way of Life

That’s right.  Our very own Scott Maxwell – the savvy, spirited and somewhat shrewd Sentinel columnist – recently voiced his support of Amendment 1.  So what is Amendment 1? If passed, it will allocate about 1-percent of the state budget to ensure resources are available to maintain Florida’s natural areas, parks and recreational trails. We […]