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Community Events

Bike 5 Cities was a Huge Success

  What happens when more than 460 bicyclists descend on the streets of Central Florida, navigating 28 miles through 5 cities? They have a blast! They also gain invaluable knowledge about where they can comfortably ride their bikes to connect to different places. Beginning cyclists learn how to safely navigate […]

News To Use

MetroPlan Orlando Unveils Proposed Changes to Corrine Drive

After two years of extensive research, MetroPlan Orlando is sharing a new design for a 2-mile stretch of Corrine Drive between Bennett and Mills, it hopes, will better serve the community. The report lays out proposals for two sections of the study area. “The recommended design for Corrine Drive includes […]

People On Foot

Osceola, Kissimmee, St. Cloud Ticket Drivers Who Don’t Stop for Peds

New year, new crosswalks, same dangerous driving habits. Earlier this month local law enforcement experienced first-hand why Central Florida is the most dangerous area in the country when it comes to pedestrians. Over two days, during Operation Best Foot Forward, Osceola Deputies and Kissimmee and St. Cloud police officers issued […]

News To Use / People On Bikes

Bike Lanes Required: Cambridge’s New Law

Cambridge, Mass is breaking barriers when it comes to making its city bike-friendly—or rather, it’s building barriers. Recently the Boston-area city became the first in the country to require protected bike lanes on all city streets. The “Cycling Safety Ordinance” requires city planners to include those protected bike lanes for […]

People On Bikes

Residents get Wheels Turning, Share Feedback at Bike Meeting

Ribbons, fake cash and scrolling comment bubbles on the big screen aren’t a typical meeting set-up. But the City of Orlando wants people to participate in creating its new Bike Plan. This will be the first update to the plan in a decade. On March 26, Bike/Walk Central Florida was […]