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Walking and biking on Oak Ridge Rd.

Residents living around Oak Ridge Road between Millenia Boulevard and Orange Blossom Trail (US 441) may be getting a make-over — a “concrete” make-over where sidewalks get fatter, roads skinnier and medians wide enough for bicycles, wheelchairs, and strollers. This is all part of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ INVEST […]

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Denning Dr. headed in the right direction

Speedometers in hand, a host of Winter Park workshop participants explored a small segment of Denning Drive up close and personal in May and saw how motorists tend to drive about 10 mph above the 30 mph posted limit. The City of Winter Park is considering the possibility of narrowing four-lane […]

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Do you know your street’s safety score? Find out at Rethinking the City

Do you know your street’s safety score? You know the street or streets you live/work/play on? They may not event have a safety score. But a new “Route Condition Tool” from the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council promises to change that. The tool scores roads on safety by analyzing a bunch of […]

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Feds to hold state DOTs accountable on bike/ped safety

This news may come as a shock to you. Up until yesterday – state transportation agencies weren’t required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to set goals for reducing bike and ped fatalities.  They also didn’t have to track their progress either. This all changes now with a recent announcement from FHWA.  State Department of […]