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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

Community Events

Join Mayor Buddy Dyer for ‘Bike to Work Day’

Bike to Work Day with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is Friday, May 5! Celebrate National Bike Month by joining City of Orlando’s Mayor, Buddy Dyer, and reThink Your Commute for their 18th annual Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 5. Registration for the ride will be at Orlando Festival […]

News To Use

Pedestrian safety is ‘Trending’

This special edition of the Florida Trend is all about Metro Orlando – including Best Foot Forward! BFF is featured on page 50 with a photo of our partners at the Orlando Police Department during ‪Operation BFF. This issue is a must read because it is full of great information […]

People On Bikes

City of Orlando installs new bike racks in Mills 50

Next time you’re biking around Mills 50, you have a new place to park your wheels. The City of Orlando has installed new bike racks on Virginia Drive near the Orlando Urban Trail. Perfect for popping into the Quantum Leap Winery or the Fresh Market at Mills Park. The new […]


Walkability is pushing businesses downtown

There’s a trend happening – more businesses are moving to downtowns across the country. Smart Growth America recently released a report titled Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown that discusses why these businesses are moving downtown. One huge factor? Walkability. Businesses are moving to downtowns that are walkable. […]