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People On Bikes / Trails

$15.9 million in C2C funding – Where does the money go?

With his signature on the state budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved $15.9 million in funding for the Coast to Coast Connector project in the 2014-15 fiscal year.  The money has been allocated to 11 trail segments in nine counties in various phases of development: Feasibility Study or Right-of-Way acquisition […]

Ciclovia is Coming to Orlando
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Ciclovia is Coming to Orlando

Heads up, peds and cyclists! Robinson Street will be car-free from 10am – 3pm on September 21st  to host Ciclovia. This event – that has roots in South America – encourages people to get out and explore parts of their city in a new and different way. Come be a part […]

Newsletter / Trails

Stay Informed on the Coast-to-Coast Connector

Get the latest news on the Coast-to-Coast Connector by subscribing to the C2C Newsletter, authored by the Florida Greenways & Trails Foundation and with support from the Bike/Walk Central Florida. With the Governor signing and approving the $15.5 million in funding to close these gaps to connect the 275 miles […]

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Aaron Cohen Act

The Aaron Cohen Life Protection act unanimously passed the Florida Legislature and now goes to Governor Rick Scott to sign into a law. This brings comfort to family and friends that have lost a loved one in hit and run accidents. The act seeks to change the law in Florida […]

Newsletter

Data Collected on How and Why Cyclist Deaths Occur

Among the 628 bicyclist fatalities recorded between 2011 and 2013, the League of American Bicyclists found three trends after manually collecting details about the circumstances of each death. Rear-end collisions cause the highest percentage of cyclist fatalities. Although rear-end collisions comprise of only 3.8 percent of collisions, of those, 40 […]