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Casselberry’s Kelly Brock Claim the 2023 Complete Street Changemaker Title!

Late in the fall of 2022, Smart Growth America, a national organization devoted to creating healthy, prosperous, and resilient communities, opened nominations for inspiring Complete Streets Leaders. The nomination aimed to highlight those behind some of the great projects making navigating by any mode of transportation safer for all.    We’re […]

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Curry Ford temp transformation encourages biking, walking

For people biking and walking, many areas of Orlando present a serious traffic safety problem. In just 5 years, cars struck 16 people biking and 8 people walking along a 1.6-mile stretch of Curry Ford Road. As part of their Safe Streets Academy grant, Smart Growth America hosted a month-long road […]

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Changes coming to Curry Ford Road

Will a road diet of Curry Ford Road make it safer for those biking and walking? That’s what the City of Orlando is trying to find out. As part of Smart Growth America’s Safe Streets Academy, the City has chosen the Curry Ford Road corridor (from S. Bumby Avenue to […]

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Smart Growth America helping to bring ‘Complete Streets’ to Central Florida

No one would argue that Metro Orlando roads will magically become safer for walkers and bicyclists. After all, two people are struck and killed each week while walking in Central Florida. Getting the region off the list of having one of the most dangerous road systems in the nation will […]


Custom street guidelines for Central Florida released

Smart Growth America (SGA) has released a series of recommendations about how to make a region safer through changes to land use, transportation decision-making practices and culture. Which region specifically? Central Florida, the heart of the state infamous for having the highest rate of vehicle/pedestrian injuries and death. SGA’s Central […]