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Clermont 4th, 5th graders want sidewalks to school

Fourth- and fifth-graders and families at Clermont’s Pine Ridge Elementary School saw a big problem with the lack of sidewalks for the students living within the two-mile “walk zone” of school. And they presented the solution to policy makers and community stakeholders at the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization’s “Sidewalk Summit” […]

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Round and Round: Roundabouts are coming to Central Florida

Ready or not, roundabouts are coming to Florida. And it’s best to be ready for them. Last year, the Florida Department of Transportation adopted a roundabout policy and is encouraging its use on future road projects, directing other areas to build at least two roundabouts within a five-year span. Lake […]

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Photo project highlights accessibility in Central Florida for people with disabilities

Six members of the disability community are photographing their daily lives in Central Florida as part of a photovoice project that highlights living with a disability and how accessibility affects daily activities. The photovoice project, spearheaded by Lani Steffens, features many seemingly simple tasks as crossing the street and traveling […]

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22 miles of sidewalks within City of Orlando

Crews are out and work has started on the 22 new miles of sidewalks. Many of the planned sidewalks will fill gaps in the current network and foster connectivity. Others will provide safe routes to schools for children within the 2-mile walking shed. A few to highlight are: Azalea Park […]

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando adding many sidewalks
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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando adding many sidewalks

Orlando residents can expect to see more than 22 miles of new sidewalks along city streets as part of a push to make life safer in an area often described as the most dangerous for pedestrians in the United States. The City Council is expected to approve a winning $3.1 […]