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People On Foot

Why we need more walkable neighborhoods

Walkable places aren’t just more convenient – they’re more valuable. According to a new study by Smart Growth America, walkable neighborhoods in cities are economically stronger, more socially equitable and provide more job opportunities than drivable areas. The opposite of suburban, drive-only developments, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) within urban metros […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Osceola County and Kissimmee June 2019

This summer, officers and deputies in Orange and Osceola counties will be on the streets for an Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk crackdown. On June 19th, plain-clothed officers from the Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orlando Police Department will be citing drivers who […]

People On Bikes

Jump on Your Bike, and Help Kids’ Cancer Research

What’s better than jumping on your bicycle? Jumping on your bike for a good cause! If you’re looking for a reason to keep riding now that #NationalBikeMonth is over, look no further than the Children’s Cancer Research Fund’s Great Cycle Challenge. Throughout the month of June, the organization is hosting […]

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The Path to Safe Sidewalk Cycling

Is it legal to ride your bike on the sidewalk? Is it safer to ride on the street or on the sidewalk? Does a pedestrian or a bicycle have the right of way on a sidewalk? These are just a few of the questions Bike/Walk Central Florida often gets about […]

People On Bikes

BWCF and Partners Celebrate National Bike Month

During the month of May, thousands of new and expert cyclists hit the roads for #NationalBikeMonth. In 31 days of two-wheeled fun, we celebrated everything from Bike to School Day to Orlando’s cycling trails to properly fitting bike helmets, and of course, Bike 5 Cities. Thanks to the Central Florida […]