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MetroPlan Orlando Unveils Proposed Changes to Corrine Drive

After two years of extensive research, MetroPlan Orlando is sharing a new design for a 2-mile stretch of Corrine Drive between Bennett and Mills, it hopes, will better serve the community. The report lays out proposals for two sections of the study area. “The recommended design for Corrine Drive includes […]

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Bike Lanes Required: Cambridge’s New Law

Cambridge, Mass is breaking barriers when it comes to making its city bike-friendly—or rather, it’s building barriers. Recently the Boston-area city became the first in the country to require protected bike lanes on all city streets. The “Cycling Safety Ordinance” requires city planners to include those protected bike lanes for […]

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Residents get Wheels Turning, Share Feedback at Bike Meeting

Ribbons, fake cash and scrolling comment bubbles on the big screen aren’t a typical meeting set-up. But the City of Orlando wants people to participate in creating its new Bike Plan. This will be the first update to the plan in a decade. On March 26, Bike/Walk Central Florida was […]

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Making Waves and Protecting Cyclists: New Bike Lane Engineering

Arlington, VA is making waves in the cycling community after it rolled out a new prototype for a protected bike lane. Last month, the National Bike Summit was held in Arlington, and city engineers showed off what could be the future of bike-friendly engineering. The theme of the conference was […]

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Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]