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Slimming down Denning Drive

Denning Drive in Winter Park is going on a diet. This month, the Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency approved $500,000 in funding for a project to turn the four-lane Denning Drive, between Webster and Fairbanks avenues, into a road with two lanes. The OK from city officials is a big […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Denning Drive in Winter Park to lose lanes, gain bike path

Denning Drive in Winter Park could lose one or two traffic lanes and gain a bike path. At its meeting Monday, the Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency approved $500,000 in funding for a project that would turn the four-lane road between Webster and Fairbanks avenues into a road with two […]

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Orlando Sentinel Editorial: Bright spot in the new state budget? Bike trails

Orlando Sentinel July 8, 2015 Finally we have a topic that most of Florida’s squabbling politicians and skeptical citizens can agree on: bicycle trails. Don’t laugh. After a budget brawl that took a gut-wrenching special session and a blitzkrieg of gubernatorial vetoes to complete, any worthy survivor deserves respect. One […]

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People for Bikes: Florida approves $25 million in annual funding for trails

People for Bikes By Alex Logemann June 29, 2015 In a major win for the development of Florida’s bicycle infrastructure, Governor Rick Scott has signed legislation that will significantly increase spending on bicycle and pedestrians trails. House Bill 2514-A requires the Department of Transportation to allocate $25 million per year […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Better bike paths win out in Winter Park

Orlando Sentinel By Beth Kassab Politicians in Central Florida say they are tired of this region being labeled the worst in the country for pedestrians and cyclists. And maybe — just maybe — they are starting to prove it. For too long, walkers and bikers who want to share roads […]