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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 […]

People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

People On Foot

Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

Community Events

Neighbors celebrate Bike Month with Bike Winter Park

Florida Bike Month is officially here – and the City of Winter Park has already started celebrating. On March 5, Winter Park neighbors, BWCF and board member Brenda Young attended Bike Winter Park – an annual group bike ride that winds through Winter Park’s best bike-friendly areas. Check out some […]