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People On Bikes

Making Waves and Protecting Cyclists: New Bike Lane Engineering

Arlington, VA is making waves in the cycling community after it rolled out a new prototype for a protected bike lane. Last month, the National Bike Summit was held in Arlington, and city engineers showed off what could be the future of bike-friendly engineering. The theme of the conference was […]

People On Foot

Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]

News To Use / Trails

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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Bike Equity: Rethinking How We Serve the Overlooked Cyclists in our Community

Serving the needs of everyone in our community. It’s a concept we all can get behind. If you asked 100 people on the street, they’d probably all agree it’s something we should do. If you asked city planners, they’d say the same thing. But at least one group has noticed […]

Featured / News To Use

Designing a Neighborhood Where Walkers, Bikers and Drivers Can All Live Together Well

Looking at Baldwin Park today, it is hard to believe the thriving, active, mixed-use neighborhood was once a Naval Base. Dreamed up in the 1990s, Baldwin Park was designed using the principles of Urban Design. But what exactly is “Urban Design”? How does it differ from typical suburban sprawl? One […]