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Walking in Orlando is not normal – but it needs to be amid growing US ped safety problem

Check out VICE News’ coverage of a growing pedestrian safety problem in the US – includes an interview with BWCF Executive Director Amanda Day. Day calls for a push to normalize walking which she says starts with changing driver attitudes. “No one even thinks they are a pedestrian,” Day told VICE News. “Orlando was […]

People On Foot

City of Orlando reveals early plans for bike/ped-friendly ‘bridge district’ under I-4

Did you see the plans for the City of Orlando’s proposed “bridge district” under I-4? Looks promising for people who love to walk or bike. BFF Program Director Amanda Day got to chat with the Sentinel about the “bridge district” proposal. She said she was “wowed” by both the renderings and the plans to include some […]

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Take a walk on the mild side for health, community: From HCF Executive Director Jill Hamilton Buss

Thank you to Healthy Central Florida Executive Director Jill Hamilton Buss for giving Bike/Walk Central Florida and Best Foot Forward a shout out in the Orlando Sentinel.  Read her Nov. 6 editorial below – it’s a powerful call to action for both promoting walking and designing walkable communities.   Take a walk on […]

People On Bikes

By the numbers: 84,582 peds strong

Tens of thousands of people are using Orlando’s ped and bike trails. From July 9 to August 9, 36,798 walkers and bikers were counted on Lake Baldwin and Cady Way trails in July and August. The City of Orlando is installing pedestrian and bike counters throughout town as part of its initiative to […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Dr. Phillips Center won’t stand alone

Dr. Phillips Center won’t stand alone: Hotel, office tower coming soon Orlando Sentinel By Jeff Weiner Seven months before the Dr. Phillips Center’s debut, officials presented a green vision for the city-block-sized space between Orange and Magnolia avenues, leading from City Hall directly to the gleaming new arts center’s front […]