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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 […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Ticked Off!

Throughout the week, Central Floridians share their thoughts on things that make them mad in the Ticked Off! section of the Orlando Sentinel. Our safety-concerned friends share their experiences on transportation, biking, and walking – take a look at some of them below: I’m ticked off at the man who […]

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Orlando Sentinel: UCF says it will help county make streets safer

This football season UCF will debut a $1 million tiki bar in its stadium, complete with fruity adult beverages. A couple of years ago the university unveiled a student-housing project that featured spa-style amenities, including a resort-worthy pool, Finnish sauna, fitness center, 60-inch flat-screens in every unit — and (why […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Something’s afoot – Communities become more walkable

Beth Kassab with the Orlando Sentinel shares her personal experiences with walkable communities. Check out the original story here. A few nights ago I walked to dinner. The kids hopped on their bikes, and my husband and I followed on foot. The squeals of soaked toddlers darting in and out […]

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Orlando Sentinel: ‘Complete streets,’ ‘road diets’ in Metro Orlando’s future

Take a look at the article below from the Orlando Sentinel about creating Complete Streets on Orlando roads. There are some great quotes from Bike/Walk Central Florida Chairman and FDOT District 1 Secretary Billy Hattaway, BWCF Board Member Eliza Harris, as well as BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day. By Dan Tracy Central Florida […]