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Community Events

Local Bike Events to Celebrate National Bike Month

What a great time to celebrate National Bike Month! Children are nearly out of school, spring is almost over, and the Florida heat has yet to reach full force. To help you join in the fun, we’ve compiled a list of fun bike events happening in Central Florida this month. […]

People On Bikes / Safe Routes to School

Bike to School Day: Check Out How These Local Schools Celebrated

They didn’t have to be at school for another hour, yet Casselberry Elementary School students gathered at the Crystal Bowl Park Butterfly Garden shortly after dawn. They came prepared: equipped with bikes and safety helmets, they were ready to ride to school. After taking the obligatory group photos, each kid […]

News To Use / Newsletter / Safe Routes to School

Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

Featured / News To Use

New Orange County School Siting Ordinance passes; includes BWCF recommendations

Orange County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve new a school siting ordinance in cooperation with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS). The new rules allow for greater flexibility in where future public schools can be located by dropping minimum acreage requirements and not requiring sites to be built on […]

People On Foot

Orange County Sheriff’s Office visits Conway Elementary with ped safety call to action

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) dropped by Conway Elementary on Oct. 27 to remind motorists to 1) yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and 2) follow crossing guard instructions. OCSO’s ped safety call to action comes on the heels of a series of incidents in school zones across Orange County […]