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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer
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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announces that she accepted U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s nationwide Mayors’ Challenge to help make roads more pedestrian and bike friendly. Mayor Jacobs is one of the 200 nationwide mayors – including the Mayors of Orlando, Casselberry, Kissimmee, Orange City and Longwood […]

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Pedalpalooza Frenzy Hits O-Town

Pedalpaloozas, community bike and safety fairs for families and cyclists, have been catching on all over the country.  Recently, Bike/Walk Central Florida participated in four Pedalpalooza events around Orlando. Festivities included organized bike rides, bike shops offering tune-ups and cycling tips, bike parades, Lynx demonstrations on how to take your bike […]

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2014 State of Downtown Address On Dec. 3

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will deliver his 2014 State of Downtown Address on Wednesday, December 3 at Church Street Exchange.  Expect updates about the City’s comprehensive visioning process for the continued revitalization of Downtown Orlando, led by the citizen taskforce, Project DTO— Advancing Downtown.BWCF looks forward to hearing the Mayor […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel In a notion that has been talked about for years, downtown Orlando’s roads could be reworked to slow cars and trucks as a way to encourage more people to walk or ride their bikes. Among the possibilities: returning two-way traffic to streets such as Orange Avenue, narrowing Robinson Street […]

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Cyclists and Pedestrians Rule Robinson

On September 21, FDOT, ReThink, BWCF, City of Orlando, and LYNX collaborated to organize Orlando’s first Ciclovia – an event that closed Robinson Street to automobiles and allow pedestrians and cyclists to walk, bike, and roll freely.  Hundreds of area residents and bike enthusiasts came out to have fun stretching to […]