Post Tagged with: "City of Orlando"

Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters
Newsletter / Social Ride

Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters

While there is a jump in bike to work commuters nationally, our numbers are tiny – more like 500 riders out of the 250,000 population in the city of Orlando. The positive is that the City of Orlando and Orange County are encouraging biking and walking by installing more sidewalks, […]

Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos
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Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos

The Orlando Sentinel reported that part of the Interstate 4 overhaul will include an $8.3 million bike/pedestrian bridge to cross traffic congested Colonial Drive. This bridge will connect the north and midtown sections of downtown Orlando and eventually link Gertrude’s Walk and the Orlando Urban Trail – creating seamless connections and improve […]

“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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Rethinking Mobility at Project DTO Midday Mingle

City of Orlando is rethinking the downtown area – launching ProjectDTO to get a comprehensive analysis of our downtown’s image today and aspirations for tomorrow.  In case you missed it, in June the DTO project committees set up shop on Wall Street over lunch, asking workers, visitors and friends what […]