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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, […]

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Connecting Downtown: Bicycle Beltway Plans Come to Life

Exciting news: just in time for Florida Bike Month, the City of Orlando’s Bicycle Beltway project moved one step closer toward building a completely connected, bicycle-friendly downtown.  The City shared updates on the Downtown Gap Study at its final project visioning team public meeting and took feedback on the preliminary […]

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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]