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Florida Bicycle Association: 2021 Florida Legislative Update

Thanks to our friends at the Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) for their advocacy and the following update on the Spring 2021 Florida Legislative Session: From FBA: 2021 Florida Legislative Update The Florida Legislature recently passed amendments to section 316.083 (and others) of the Florida statutes. These amendments are in an […]

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Enjoy the Ride But First Put on Your Helmet

Many cyclists, regardless of age, think that only children and inexperienced riders need to wear helmets.  Not true!  By Florida law, bicycle riders under 16 years of age must wear a helmet that is properly fitted, is fastened securely, and meets the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets.  For all […]

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Orlando Sentinel: People on the Move – Bike/Walk Central Florida

The Orlando Sentinel featured Bike/Walk Central Florida’s three new board members, Kelly Brock, Christy Lofye and Franki Gonzalez, and it’s new executive director, Emily Hanna in it’s People on the Move section. See below or read at at OrlandoSentinel.com.

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Raising Bicycle Awareness for People in Their “Prime”

Earlier this year, Bike/Walk Central Florida welcomed thousands of seniors and gave away hundreds of free bike helmets at the “Orlando Sentinel Media Group Prime Expo.” The event was all about helping people over age 50 (in the “prime” of their lives) to live their best life. The event was […]

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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 […]