Post Tagged with: "League of American Bicyclists"

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 […]

People On Bikes

Winter Park recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community

Winter Park is making great strides in becoming friendlier for those on two wheels. The city recently moved from bronze to silver status as part of the League of America Bicyclists “Bicycle Friendly Community” ranking. A “Bicycle Friendly Community” welcomes bicyclists by providing safe accommodations for bicycling and encouraging people […]

Featured / People On Bikes

League of American Bicyclists recognizes Winter Park as a Bicycle Friendly Community

Another Central Florida city is now a BFC –  a Bicycle Friendly Community. The League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Winter Park the Bronze Level BFC designation in early November.  Winter Park now shares this honor with three other Central Florida communities – the City of Orlando, South Lake County and The […]

Newsletter

Biking – from 8 to 80 years old

Let’s be clear. Organizing a half-day workshop on any topic is tough enough – battling everything from schedule conflicts to reserving room space. When Healthy Central Florida and Bike/Walk Central Florida teamed up to host a workshop on all things bike-friendly, who knew more than 60 people across three counties would […]

Newsletter / People On Foot / Safe Routes to School

The Bike Manager – The Missing Link?

The League of American Bicyclists recently posted an article on the importance of employing a dedicated bicycle program manager – and the impact they can have on creating a more bike-friendly city.  And FDOT’s Secretary agrees and contends that without a permanent advocate and director for bicycling, many cities and counties may miss […]