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Fire departments are adopting Vision Zero, so why shouldn’t you?

It’s no secret that narrowing a road can make it safer for people walking and biking, but that smaller road can be problematic when you add large, quick-moving fire trucks to the mix. That’s why fire officials are typically some of the first to push back on narrowing car lanes […]

Seattle thinks outside the concrete to fund sidewalk expansion
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Seattle thinks outside the concrete to fund sidewalk expansion

Traditional sidewalks typically cost $250,000 per block according to national averages. But in Seattle the bill runs $300,000 or more due to the city’s geography and other factors. The higher costs have made installing more sidewalks in the city a challenge. Though Seattle is currently ranked the 8th most walkable […]

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71% of Lake County voters approve infrastructure sales tax

A whopping 71 percent of Lake County voters approved an infrastructure sales tax on Nov. 3 to help fund sidewalks, trails, and roadway improvements among other capital projects throughout the county.  The landslide yes vote extends the existing penny sales tax another 15 years. First approved in 1988, Lake County residents […]

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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 […]

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Orlando paves the way for 22 miles of new sidewalk

You may have already heard about the Orlando Walks Sidewalk Project.  The first phase, which wrapped up in 2013, saw the installation of 17 miles of new sidewalks. Now the City of Orlando has entered Phase 2 – which will add an additional 22 miles of sidewalks.  Completing 150 different […]