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A “Wheel-y” Fun Time at Bike-to-Work Day in Orlando and Sanford

It’s Mobility Week in Florida. Mobility Week is an annual collection of outreach events intended to bring attention to safe multimodal transportation choices. From SunRail and LYNX to biking and walking, there are plenty of ways to get from A to B. During Mobility Week, cities, counties, and transportation partner […]

People On Foot

Operation BFF: A Tale of Two (kinds of) Crosswalks

Last week Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies hit the streets for Operation Best Foot Forward. Their goal: to raise drivers’ awareness about Florida law, which requires drivers to yield or stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks. How Operation BFF works: Before an operation, […]

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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 […]