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People On Foot

Why we need more walkable neighborhoods

Walkable places aren’t just more convenient – they’re more valuable. According to a new study by Smart Growth America, walkable neighborhoods in cities are economically stronger, more socially equitable and provide more job opportunities than drivable areas. The opposite of suburban, drive-only developments, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) within urban metros […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orange County and Orlando June 2019

Kids are out of school for summer vacation, which means they are playing outside, riding their bikes to the park and soaking up the summer sun. It also means that that there are more kids out on the roads, making it more important than ever to be alert while driving. […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Osceola County and Kissimmee June 2019

This summer, officers and deputies in Orange and Osceola counties will be on the streets for an Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk crackdown. On June 19th, plain-clothed officers from the Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orlando Police Department will be citing drivers who […]

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BWCF and Partners Celebrate National Bike Month

During the month of May, thousands of new and expert cyclists hit the roads for #NationalBikeMonth. In 31 days of two-wheeled fun, we celebrated everything from Bike to School Day to Orlando’s cycling trails to properly fitting bike helmets, and of course, Bike 5 Cities. Thanks to the Central Florida […]

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TBT: Board Member Rick Geller: Cycle Tracks Support Safety

This article was originally published on BWCF’s website on May 14, 2014. We felt like Rick’s message is still relevant today, 5 years later, during National Bike Month. Since this post, several cycle tracks have been installed around Central Florida. In 2016, the City of Winter Park won the Urban […]