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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work
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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work

Don’t let the 60% fool you because the national increase is small – from 488,000 in 2000 (census) to 786,000 (2008-2012) according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.   While bicyclists still account for just 0.6 percent of all commuters, some of the nation’s largest cities have more than doubled since […]

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Project DTO: Asking for Your Ideas of What Makes a Great City

Orlando residents and downtown workers flocked to Wall Street Plaza in June to share their vision for the future of downtown Orlando. Divided into nine key topics ranged from transportation, open spaces, sustainability to arts & culture and the city’s identity – everything was on the table. Hundreds showed up […]

Biker Hopes for Monthly Bike to Work Days
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Biker Hopes for Monthly Bike to Work Days

Lisa Portelli, program director for the Winter Park Health Foundation, enjoyed having other commuters bike to work on “Bike to Work Day” May 9. Portelli, who commutes to work on bike 3 to 4 days a week, rode her bike to the SunRail station from her home in downtown Winter […]

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Where Would You Like to See Future Trails in Orlando?

If you missed the news, Orlando City Council approved a feasibility study known as Primary Bicycle Route Plan, which would evaluate the current bike trail network, costs for improvements, and identify segments that lack connectivity , with the ultimate goal to promote and encourage bicycling as a safe transportation option […]

Staff Blog: Womaning the BWCF table at Highwoods Transportation Fair
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Staff Blog: Womaning the BWCF table at Highwoods Transportation Fair

The transportation fair today was not quite what I expected.  I have never been to Eola Park Center before, and I was pleased to arrive to a moderately sized office building on the edge of Lake Eola.  I arrived early around 10:10, wanting plenty of time to put the table […]