Post Tagged with: "bike safety"

People On Bikes

Where Would You Like to See Future Trails in Orlando?

If you missed the news, Orlando City Council approved a feasibility study known as Primary Bicycle Route Plan, which would evaluate the current bike trail network, costs for improvements, and identify segments that lack connectivity , with the ultimate goal to promote and encourage bicycling as a safe transportation option […]

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Facing the Numbers

The bearer of bad news. The 2012-2013 bicycle crash data is out and it reports that all three counties – Orange, Seminole and Osceola – have seen double digit increases in bike fatalities and injuries when compared to 2007-2008.  Let’s take Orange County first.  In 2007-2008, bike crash totals in […]

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It’s TIGER time

It’s that time of year again.  DOT Secretary Fox announced $600 million will be made available to fund transportation projects across the country by U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program. This year’s TIGER grant focus is on projects that support reliable, […]

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Winter Park Library now has Checkout Bikes Program

Winter Park Library now has a Checkout Bikes program, where the library lends bikes to its borrowers.  What a great resource for Rollins students and Winter Park residents alike. It is the only library in Central Florida participating at this time, contributing to a healthier Winter Park. Just another way […]

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Putting our Best Wheels Forward

Certifiable?  The answer is yes.  Two BWCF’s project managers — Amanda and Joan – completed the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety and Education program and are now certified on Bike Helmet Fitting and running Bike Rodeos.  Special thanks go to Lindy Moore.  Some of the fast facts shared included: Florida […]