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Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down at Crosswalks, as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

On July 21, three local law enforcement agencies spread out across Central Florida for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement operation to ticket drivers not obeying Florida law and stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. Many asked, why do an enforcement operation, now, during COVID-19? The answer is straightforward. […]

Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence
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Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence

In recent years, there has been a decrease in crashes resulting in fatalities of drivers who had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit of .08 g/dL. However, the number of pedestrians killed with a BAC above the legal limit has increased. In June 2019, the U.S. Department […]

The History of National Bike Month
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The History of National Bike Month

Believe it or not, bicycles used to rule America’s roads. As a matter of fact, cyclists were one of the most influential reasons that paved roads were even built in the first place. As an early mode of ground transportation, bikes were heavily relied on by 19th century farmers and city […]

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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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National Study Reveals New & Emerging U.S. Cycling Behaviors During Coronavirus Pandemic

Bike shops and manufacturers across America are reporting a bicycling renaissance in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. It seems more people are turning to bicycles for the benefits of exercise, stress-relief, activities with their children, or for a safe mode of transportation. That’s translated into more new bikes being sold, […]