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New Flashing Signs at Rosen College Crosswalk
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New Flashing Signs at Rosen College Crosswalk

Next time you find yourself crossing between UCF’s Rosen College campus and Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, take note of the new flashing signs installed along the crosswalk, in coordination with the Orange County School Safety Coordinator and Rosen Hotels & Resorts. As the Rosen area continues to grow, busy […]

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Take the City of Orlando’s Bike Study Survey

The City of Orlando created a website to engage the public in a “mindmixer” surrounding bike issues in the area. The website presents surveys and spaces to comment on topics such as, “Where would you like to see future trails constructed?” and “What is your favorite bike trail?” Users then […]

Metro Orlando streets are again nation’s riskiest for walkers
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Metro Orlando streets are again nation’s riskiest for walkers

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel Metro Orlando once again is the most dangerous place in the country to take a walk, followed closely by three other Florida regions: Tampa-St. Petersburg, Jacksonville and Miami-Fort Lauderdale. Wide roads designed to speed traffic and far-flung subdivisions served by strip centers have combined in Orlando and much of […]

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Victor Dover at Rollins College

Victor Dover, Past Chair of the Congress for New Urbanism, and principal-in-harge at Dover, Kohl & Partners, spoke at Rollins College recently and asked the audience – how they would identify a successful streetscape?  Answers ranged from width of the street to cleanliness to the number of connections made by […]