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People On Bikes

New, Wider Bike Lanes in Casselberry

Bicycling in Casselberry just got a little more comfortable. As part of their first “complete streets” project, city officials agreed to re-stripe North Oxford Road with buffered bike lanes. It’s the city’s first street with buffered bike lanes. You can see in the picture, the bike lanes on either side […]

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 […]

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 […]

News To Use

TBT: Board Member Rick Geller: Cycle Tracks Support Safety

This article was originally published on BWCF’s website on May 14, 2014. We felt like Rick’s message is still relevant today, 5 years later, during National Bike Month. Since this post, several cycle tracks have been installed around Central Florida. In 2016, the City of Winter Park won the Urban […]

People On Bikes

BWCF Board, what’s your #Reason2Ride?

May is National Bike Month—a time we get to celebrate our warriors on two wheels. As a bicyclist will tell you, there’s nothing like breathing fresh air, feeling the wind in your face, and experiencing your home city on a bike. Not to mention the benefits—everything from personal health benefits, […]