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People On Bikes

Bicyclists Brake for Art during Mobility Week

When you get out of your car and walk or bike, you notice so much more of the world around you. Two dozen bicycle riders did just that on a “Brake for Art” tour, one of many events in this year’s Mobility Week.  On Monday, Oct. 28, riders explored public […]

Community Events

A “Wheel-y” Fun Time at Bike-to-Work Day in Orlando and Sanford

It’s Mobility Week in Florida. Mobility Week is an annual collection of outreach events intended to bring attention to safe multimodal transportation choices. From SunRail and LYNX to biking and walking, there are plenty of ways to get from A to B. During Mobility Week, cities, counties, and transportation partner […]

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UPDATE: Crossing the Street Blindfolded Gives People New Perspective on Pedestrian Safety

Update: October 23, 2019 Would you feel safe crossing the street with your eyes closed? On Friday, October 18, dozens of people experienced what it’s like to cross the street while blind or visually impaired at an event in honor of National Blind Americans Equality Day. With assistance, attendees crossed […]

News To Use

Teamwork was the central message as Best Foot Forward launched in Seminole County

“We use the word ‘coalition’ here today, because we have an army of people working on this problem from all angles.” (Gary Huttmann, CEO, MetroPlan Orlando) “If you look around this room, you’ll find a group of passionate, dedicated people.” (Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County) “Our staff has been eagerly […]

Featured / People On Foot

Media Alert: Seminole County Puts Its ‘Best Foot Forward’: 17 Partners Join Coalition

The message of pedestrian safety and Florida’s driver yield law is spreading. 17 new partners including Seminole County, six cities, their respective law enforcement, Seminole Public Schools, Seminole crossing guards, the local health department and more are joining Best Foot Forward. Seminole County’s 17 new partners will join 21 existing […]