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Connecting Downtown: Bicycle Beltway Plans Come to Life

Exciting news: just in time for Florida Bike Month, the City of Orlando’s Bicycle Beltway project moved one step closer toward building a completely connected, bicycle-friendly downtown.  The City shared updates on the Downtown Gap Study at its final project visioning team public meeting and took feedback on the preliminary […]

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Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

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Congress One Step Closer to Investing in Complete Streets

Pedestrian safety advocates across the nation are celebrating, as a plan to create safer streets moves forward in Congress. Dubbed Moving Forward Framework, the House Majority released its new transportation policy prioritizing saving people’s lives on our roadways, fixing crumbling infrastructure, cutting emissions in the transportation sector and connecting people […]

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Your Favorite Stories from 2019

We brought the content; you brought the interest. Want to see if the article you liked best made the list? Miss a story the first time around? Check out our top five most-read articles from 2019. They’re all about active transportation in and around Orlando. Bike 5 Cities was a […]