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Orlando Connecting the Gaps in Its Trail Network

Remember when you were a kid and you did those “connect the dots” puzzles? They were great! You start with a big polka-dot mess, and when you’re finished—voila! A triceratops! The City of Orlando is working to connect the dots in a giant spoked wheel. The central hub will be […]

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Trails alert: What’s new in trails?

Piece by piece, Florida trails are coming together to bridge the gaps in our trail system and give commuters and recreational cyclists miles of local, regional and statewide paths to comfortably ride on.  The City of Orlando’s long-awaited completion of the Orlando Urban Trail into the downtown core via Gertrude’s Walk […]

People On Bikes

$1M+ dedicated to purchasing Shingle Creek Trail land

Trail-lovers received a much-anticipated holiday gift from the State of Florida – over $1 million dollars allocated to purchase land to finish the Shingle Creek Trail. The Shingle Creek Trail will serve as a feeder for the much-anticipated Coast-to-Coast Trail, a 250-mile trail that will stretch from the Canaveral National […]

People On Bikes / Trails

New trails are in the works

People who enjoy exploring the outdoors on bike or foot will have a few more opportunities for comfortable, more convenient routes with trail expansions and connectivity coming to Central Florida and across the state. Over in Edgewater, The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) joined the City of Edgewater, Volusia County, and […]

People On Bikes

Goals: More bikes, fewer medical bills

Biking is good not only for your health but also for your wallet – for instance, pedaling to work can save you money on gas and parking fees. But it takes just one injury to undo all of those benefits. This week The Washington Post dropped a truth bomb from a recent […]