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Raising Bicycle Awareness for People in Their “Prime”

Earlier this year, Bike/Walk Central Florida welcomed thousands of seniors and gave away hundreds of free bike helmets at the “Orlando Sentinel Media Group Prime Expo.” The event was all about helping people over age 50 (in the “prime” of their lives) to live their best life. The event was […]

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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2019

Smart Growth America (SGA) released Dangerous by Design 2019, the fifth edition of a ranking of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians. The report emphasizes the continuing epidemic of drivers striking and killing people walking on our streets. The Orlando – Kissimmee – Sanford Metro Area ranked as […]

People On Bikes

Florida rolling in the right direction for bike safety

When it comes to making our streets safer for people biking (and walking, too), Florida has a long way to go. The good news is that we are rolling in the right direction. Recently, the League of American Bicyclists published a report all about Complete Streets. Florida (yes, Florida) was referenced several […]

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It’s National Stop on Red Week

August 5-August 11 is this year’s National Stop on Red Week. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is partnering with the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR), the City of Orlando, Orange County, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), Maynard Evans High School, the Pine Hills Neighborhood District, Channel 6’s […]

People On Bikes / Trails

Central Florida gets millions for trails

Wow. Thanks largely to the efforts of state Sen. Andy Gardiner of Orlando, the state intends to spend $44.4 million, including $6.7 million in Metro Orlando, designing and constructing bike paths. That’s by far the largest amount of funding ever put forth for bike paths at one time. Gardiner has […]