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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 […]

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 […]

News To Use

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 […]

Community Events

3 ways to share your thoughts on Robinson St.

The City of Orlando and the Florida Department of Transportation are working hard to make sure Robinson St. meets the needs of the community. They are currently working on a study to identify and objectively evaluate a full range of possible improvements to address multimodal safety and mobility along the […]