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Six steps to make sure your kid’s helmet is a perfect fit

Helmets are the single most effective piece of safety equipment for bicycle riders of all ages and are required by Florida law for those under 16. But does your child’s helmet fit properly? If it doesn’t, it might not protect them from serious injury. With the start of school, we […]

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Bike/Ped Technology: Credible or Questionable?

Engineers are hard at work every day, innovating new ways to make roads safer for walkers and bikers. From protected bike lanes to zombie crosswalk lights, there have been countless attempts to protect all road users. But, not all of these imaginative solutions are created equal. So, we’re reviewing a […]

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A glimpse into Orlando’s public transportation network

As interns with Bike/Walk Central Florida, we’ve learned a thing or two about public transportation. We knew the types of transit offered, the pros and cons of different modes, the statistics about ridership. You name it, we’ve probably researched it. But, despite this knowledge, we had never experienced a whole […]

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Kids in Englewood and Dover Shores get serious about bike safety

This week, BWCF partnered with Helmets Save Lives and Orlando city officials to promote bike helmet safety for the back to school season. Keep reading for some highlights from the events:   Englewood Neighborhood Center Crack! Another egg (with a face drawn on it) smashed as it hit the ground. […]

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The new meaning of “Stop” to Arkansas bikers

Imagine you’re biking on a hilly road in Arkansas. As you start to coast down a particularly steep incline, you spot a stop sign perched at the bottom of the ascent, marking an intersection. You can clearly see there are no drivers approaching from any direction, but as your speed […]