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Maitland Pedestrian Bridge: A New Icon

By Dan Tracy Moving cars and trucks swiftly is the main goal of the $2.3 billion overhaul of Interstate 4, but what motorists might notice more when they finally speed along on new pavement are some unusual, landmark touches added to the highway. There will be a sleek, new suspension […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel In a notion that has been talked about for years, downtown Orlando’s roads could be reworked to slow cars and trucks as a way to encourage more people to walk or ride their bikes. Among the possibilities: returning two-way traffic to streets such as Orange Avenue, narrowing Robinson Street […]

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Community Input Needed on 10.28.14: Final Planning Meeting for Orange Ave. around Sand Lake SunRail Station

Have you tried to walk around the Sand Lake Road SunRail station? Not an easy task for cyclists or peds. Please join us at this very important final public meeting regarding the engineering concept plan for Orange Ave. Remind Orange County Government – Office of the Mayor Teresa Jacobs and FDOT Central Floridathat widening roads […]


Thrilled the USDOT is coming out PRO-PED

In front of more than 1,000 attendees at the Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place conference, the U.S. Department of Transportation officially announced that they will commit themselves to providing safer streets for pedestrians and cyclists under their “Safer People, Safer Streets” Action Plan. As stated by U.S. Secretary of […]


Vision 2040: trying to get community to talk about pedestrian safety, engagement, connectivity

The Long Range Transportation Plan for the year 2040 is currently being drafted by MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan transportation planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. The plan will include considerations for better bike and pedestrian safety measures, including narrowing roads and connecting bike trails. “The LRTP is one […]