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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 […]

Community Events / Safe Routes to School

Michigan Avenue Elementary Students Enjoy Bike Safety Day

Students at Michigan Avenue Elementary School learned what it takes to be safe while riding their bikes to school and had a lot of fun doing it. “How many of you are drivers?” the Purple Bike Lady asked students. They quickly learned that they all are since they ride bicycles […]

People On Bikes / Safe Routes to School

Bike to School Day: Check Out How These Local Schools Celebrated

They didn’t have to be at school for another hour, yet Casselberry Elementary School students gathered at the Crystal Bowl Park Butterfly Garden shortly after dawn. They came prepared: equipped with bikes and safety helmets, they were ready to ride to school. After taking the obligatory group photos, each kid […]

People On Bikes

Google is Teaming with Bike Share Companies

Google will already show you how to get from downtown Orlando to Park Avenue in Winter Park using a Lynx bus or the SunRail, and now they just made it easier to locate a bike share so you can jump on and take off. Dockless bike share bikes are popping […]

People On Foot

Osceola, Kissimmee, St. Cloud Ticket Drivers Who Don’t Stop for Peds

New year, new crosswalks, same dangerous driving habits. Earlier this month local law enforcement experienced first-hand why Central Florida is the most dangerous area in the country when it comes to pedestrians. Over two days, during Operation Best Foot Forward, Osceola Deputies and Kissimmee and St. Cloud police officers issued […]