Post Tagged with: "Orlando Sentinel"

People On Bikes

Should bus lanes be shared with people biking in Orlando?

Orlando has come a long way in accommodating cycling, adding bike lanes and paths throughout the city and providing public property for a growing bike-share program. Now, an editorial in the Orlando Sentinel is calling for bus-only lanes in downtown to share space with cyclists.  Lynx, which operates buses in […]

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Orlando walkers, drivers “Ticked off!”

A few days a week, the Orlando Sentinel runs a column full of complaints. Local walkers and drivers don’t hesitate to share their thoughts in this column, named “Ticked Off!” Based on their submissions, here’s something your fellow Central Floridians want you to know: Street lights = visibility = safety. […]

People On Bikes

Orlando Sentinel: How one man’s 40-day bike challenge changed his life

For those who celebrate Easter, giving up something for Lent is pretty commonplace. It’s an act of faith to demonstrate spiritual discipline.   Some people give up television (or Netflix streaming nowadays), soda, chocolate, social media, etc. Imagine giving up your car. Or at least ditching it for a bike as […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Deaths show need for better bus safety

The following column was written by Scott Maxwell and published in the Orlando Sentinel. It highlights the importance of bus safety and getting legislation passed to prevent deaths.  It was a June afternoon in 2010   — the last week of school — when 12-year-old Gabby Mair stepped off her school […]

Newsletter / People On Bikes

Orlando Sentinel & FDOT’s DeWayne Carver: Wider bike lanes make cycling safer in Florida

You’re riding your bike in the bike lane on a busy street and notice that there is a huge pothole in your way. When traffic is already whizzing by right beside you, where do you go? Wider bike lanes = more room for people on bikes to maneuver on hazardous […]