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People On Bikes / Trails

Central Florida gets millions for trails

Wow. Thanks largely to the efforts of state Sen. Andy Gardiner of Orlando, the state intends to spend $44.4 million, including $6.7 million in Metro Orlando, designing and constructing bike paths. That’s by far the largest amount of funding ever put forth for bike paths at one time. Gardiner has […]

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Lake County is on its way to becoming bike/ped friendly

According to the Daily Commercial, Lake County roads could become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly in the next 20 years. Yesterday, the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization shared with county commissioners its transportation plan through 2040 with a focus on making streets more bike/ped-friendly. Shannon Hidalgo, a member of the board of […]


Orlando Sentinel: Florida’s bike paths to get $25 million annually

Gov. Rick Scott was in a cutting mood after the state Legislature passed a $78 billion budget earlier this year, but one $25 million line item escaped his veto. Senate President Andy Gardiner inserted a change into how vehicle-registration fees are spent and siphoned off $25 million annually for what […]


Orlando Sentinel: Bicyclists happy Seminole will fill gaps on Rinehart Trail

Lisa Portelli is an avid bicyclist who rides more than 200 miles a week on roads and trails throughout Central Florida. But what she finds unnerving is bicycling on trails with missing sections. It forces her to get off the trail, ride on the roadway for the length of the […]

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Orlando recognized as Bicycle Friendly City

Orlando has once again been designated as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists. City leaders, businesses, schools, and community members are continuing to work hard to take this designation to the next level and make Orlando a city that is welcoming to our friends on […]