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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orlando and Orange County on 9/18/19

Law enforcement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]

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UPDATE: A New Path for Bicyclists in Downtown Orlando

Update: August 5 Bike/Walk Central Florida staff and board members attended the most recent meeting of the City of Orlando’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The meeting was solely focused on the Downtown Gap Study. As previously stated, the city is working to find the best path to put a […]

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A glimpse into Orlando’s public transportation network

As interns with Bike/Walk Central Florida, we’ve learned a thing or two about public transportation. We knew the types of transit offered, the pros and cons of different modes, the statistics about ridership. You name it, we’ve probably researched it. But, despite this knowledge, we had never experienced a whole […]

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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 […]

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The Path to Safe Sidewalk Cycling

Is it legal to ride your bike on the sidewalk? Is it safer to ride on the street or on the sidewalk? Does a pedestrian or a bicycle have the right of way on a sidewalk? These are just a few of the questions Bike/Walk Central Florida often gets about […]