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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 […]

People On Bikes

Making Waves and Protecting Cyclists: New Bike Lane Engineering

Arlington, VA is making waves in the cycling community after it rolled out a new prototype for a protected bike lane. Last month, the National Bike Summit was held in Arlington, and city engineers showed off what could be the future of bike-friendly engineering. The theme of the conference was […]

People On Foot

Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]

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Bike Equity: Rethinking How We Serve the Overlooked Cyclists in our Community

Serving the needs of everyone in our community. It’s a concept we all can get behind. If you asked 100 people on the street, they’d probably all agree it’s something we should do. If you asked city planners, they’d say the same thing. But at least one group has noticed […]

People On Bikes

The Right Fit: Tips to Find the Perfect Bike Helmet

Lyndy Moore dropped an egg, complete with a colored-on face and green hair into a pile of Styrofoam packing peanuts. “This is the way a bike helmet protects your head,” she said. Then she picked up the egg (sealed in a small Ziplock bag) and dropped it on a tile. […]