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Beat the Parking Lot Blues: Bike & Walk to Shop
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Beat the Parking Lot Blues: Bike & Walk to Shop

Anyone familiar with Central Florida’s busiest shopping centers are used to this scene: cramped spaces and tight turns, disorganized layouts, and general madness. Sound anything like your typical trip to Waterford Lakes? Or, what about the new Trader Joe’s in Winter Park where cars jockey for spots at all hours […]

Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS
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Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS

To increase the safety of students crossing from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, the Orange County School Safety Coordinator, along with other parties like Rosen Hotels & Resorts, installed new flashing signs along the crosswalk. As the Rosen area continues to grow, […]

Peds Count to MetroPlan
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Peds Count to MetroPlan

Do you want to contribute to making Orlando a more pedestrian-friendly community? MetroPlan Orlando needs your help. This week, they are recruiting volunteers to help count pedestrians and cyclists at specific locations around the city. These counts give important feedback about how facilities like SunRail, crosswalks, and bike ways are […]

Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All
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Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All

Did you catch Operation Best Foot Forward in the news last week? Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office enforced the state crosswalk law punishing offenders to the tune of a $164 fine.  That’s what it costs drivers if they fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, […]

Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos
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Crossing Colonial without Worrying about Speeding Autos

The Orlando Sentinel reported that part of the Interstate 4 overhaul will include an $8.3 million bike/pedestrian bridge to cross traffic congested Colonial Drive. This bridge will connect the north and midtown sections of downtown Orlando and eventually link Gertrude’s Walk and the Orlando Urban Trail – creating seamless connections and improve […]