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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work
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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work

Don’t let the 60% fool you because the national increase is small – from 488,000 in 2000 (census) to 786,000 (2008-2012) according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.   While bicyclists still account for just 0.6 percent of all commuters, some of the nation’s largest cities have more than doubled since […]

“My goal is to walk into work or into meetings not looking like I rode my bike there”
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“My goal is to walk into work or into meetings not looking like I rode my bike there”

Lisa Portelli, program director for Winter Park Health Foundation and BWCF board member,  says she can walk into a meeting without anyone knowing she just trekked two or more miles in a hot and sticky Florida summer where daily thunderstorms are the norm, proving she has mastered the art of […]

Newsletter / Safe Routes to School

Feet Not Fuel

When is the last time your child walked or biked to school?  The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) from Brevard County has rolled out the Feet Not Fuel Program, using technology to promote Safe Routes to Schools. The website gives students 24/7 access to pedestrian safety tips, carbon footprint […]

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Coast to Coast on the Big Screen

Coming soon to a theater near you – a video about the Coast to Coast Connector trail!  Okay well maybe just your home theater, but it’s sure to be a hit.  The Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation is producing a video with the voices and images of the emerging Coast […]