Post Tagged with: "Florida"

People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

People On Bikes / Trails

7 Trails to Try During Florida Bike Month

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) knows you’re always looking for new, comfortable places to cycle. And, because March is Florida Bike Month, now is as perfect a time as ever to get out there! A list of seven of our favorite places to cycle:   1. Seminole Wekiva Trail This trail […]

People On Foot

Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

Community Events / People On Bikes

Florida Bike Month is back: How You Can Celebrate Life on Two Wheels

UPDATE 3/16/20: In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, many Florida Bike Month events have been canceled or postponed. Please check the event websites for further details. In this time of social distancing, jumping on your bicycle can be a great way to safely get out and get some fresh […]

Community Events

BWCF Attends Rollins College Summit on Clean Air and Justice: Talks Active Transportation

We’ve all heard that there’s strength in numbers. When it comes to sparking change, it’s true that many minds are more powerful than just one. On February 21, many voices came together at the Rollins College Summit on Transformative Learning: Clean Air and Justice. Rollins students were surprised to learn […]