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Bike 5 Cities Grows into a Permanent Route for Safe Cycling

It started as a desire to feel safe on the road. It started as a way to inform people about Central Florida’s bike-friendly infrastructure. It started as a simple idea and is now a more than 400-person strong movement. Bike 5 Cities is a 28-mile regional bike-ride on trails and […]

People On Foot

Media Alert: Osceola Deputies, Kissimmee PD Crack Down on Drivers Who Put Pedestrians in Danger

Law enforcement from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Kissimmee Police Departments will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]

People On Bikes

Bicyclists Brake for Art during Mobility Week

When you get out of your car and walk or bike, you notice so much more of the world around you. Two dozen bicycle riders did just that on a “Brake for Art” tour, one of many events in this year’s Mobility Week.  On Monday, Oct. 28, riders explored public […]

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A “Wheel-y” Fun Time at Bike-to-Work Day in Orlando and Sanford

It’s Mobility Week in Florida. Mobility Week is an annual collection of outreach events intended to bring attention to safe multimodal transportation choices. From SunRail and LYNX to biking and walking, there are plenty of ways to get from A to B. During Mobility Week, cities, counties, and transportation partner […]

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UPDATE: Crossing the Street Blindfolded Gives People New Perspective on Pedestrian Safety

Update: October 23, 2019 Would you feel safe crossing the street with your eyes closed? On Friday, October 18, dozens of people experienced what it’s like to cross the street while blind or visually impaired at an event in honor of National Blind Americans Equality Day. With assistance, attendees crossed […]