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BWCF nerds out over bikes at Orlando Bike Nite

If you are reading this, it’s likely you are a bike nerd. And you would have fit right in at the Orlando Bike Nite event this past Friday.  Local bike lovers converged upon Downtown CREDO on Feb. 25 to hear Orlando Bikeography co-founder Leslie Wolcott and two of BWCF’s very own – […]

Featured / Newsletter / People On Bikes

Bike Lanes or No Bike Lanes? From BWCF Board Member Eliza Harris Juliano

Lane control vs. bike lanes is an on-going debate in the bicycle world. But BWCF board member Eliza Harris Juliano says it doesn’t need to be.  There is no one-size-fits all solution to making Central Florida a more bicycle-friendly region. It’s not an “Us vs. Them”…”Either Or” deal.  More like “We”…”Both And.” It’s […]

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 […]

Newsletter

Bicyclist killed in bike lane raises questions about bike lane safety

Are bike lanes safe? A collision that killed a woman riding her bike in a bike lane along Semoran Boulevard last week has some people asking this very question. The bicyclist was struck from behind and killed when the driver, Daniel Lomas, lost control of his car and swerved into the bike lane. The […]

Featured / People On Bikes

Orange County Mayor Jacobs’ Walk Ride Thrive initiative advocates for bike helmet safety

Bike helmets can save lives.  Though they don’t prevent all injuries, helmets are critical to reducing the risk of severe head injuries.  One study estimates that helmet use reduced the odds of head injury by 50 percent and the odds of head, face, or neck injury by 33 percent in […]