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Bike/Walk Central Florida Welcomes Three New Board Members

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) welcomes three new members to the organization’s board of directors. Kelly Brock, Ph.D., P.E., deputy public works director/city engineer for the City of Casselberry, Franki Gonzalez, Realtor, and Christy Lofye, P.E., senior project manager for Inwood Consulting Engineers, will be joining nine other board members to […]

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Bike/Walk “America” Road Trip Adventures

By Emily Hanna, AICP, CPM Executive Director, Bike/Walk Central Florida What an interesting time for travel! My boyfriend Charlie and I are taking our 19-foot long RV from Florida to California, then up the west coast to Seattle. From Seattle we are headed to Yellowstone and Glacier National Park, and […]

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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]

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Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]