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City of Orlando is building bridges with the cycling, walking community

After months of delays, cyclists, walkers and runners will soon have a much safer way to get in and out of Downtown Orlando. According to city officials, the pedestrian bridge over Colonial is set to open next month. At a recent meeting of the Orlando Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, […]

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National Research Group Explores Proactive Approach to Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Recently a national research group presented their findings on a more comprehensive approach to preventing pedestrian vs. car crashes in cities. While most cities take a “reactive” approach—looking at crash data to identify dangerous roads or intersections, then working to make them safer, this study is designed to identify those […]

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Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?

When it comes to making our streets safer for people walking, a lot of factors come into play. While most collisions occur outside of a crosswalk, it’s worth noting that drivers fail to yield to people walking in crosswalks as well – it happened twice in this short interview with […]

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Video: Orange County looking to improve pedestrian safety in Pine Hills

Spectrum News 13’s Jerry Hume covers the recent pedestrian fatalities in Pine Hills and how Orange County leaders are working to find a solution with a pedestrian safety study focused solely around the Pine Hills area. You can get more information on the Pine Hills Study on the Orange County […]

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Denning Dr. headed in the right direction

Speedometers in hand, a host of Winter Park workshop participants explored a small segment of Denning Drive up close and personal in May and saw how motorists tend to drive about 10 mph above the 30 mph posted limit. The City of Winter Park is considering the possibility of narrowing four-lane […]