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Orlando Connecting the Gaps in Its Trail Network

Remember when you were a kid and you did those “connect the dots” puzzles? They were great! You start with a big polka-dot mess, and when you’re finished—voila! A triceratops! The City of Orlando is working to connect the dots in a giant spoked wheel. The central hub will be […]

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Bike Equity: Rethinking How We Serve the Overlooked Cyclists in our Community

Serving the needs of everyone in our community. It’s a concept we all can get behind. If you asked 100 people on the street, they’d probably all agree it’s something we should do. If you asked city planners, they’d say the same thing. But at least one group has noticed […]

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Titusville recognized as Florida’s second Trail Town

Congratulations are in order for the City of Titusville. This summer, the city became Florida’s second Trail Town, a designation awarded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Titusville is no stranger to trails, seeing as it provides access to three long-distance trails: The C2C will connect the East […]

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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 […]

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Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets

What we are facing…… The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is at a 25-year high.  In Florida, pedestrian deaths rose 40% between 2009 and 2016. Implementing comprehensive changes that comprise the 3 E’s of Engineering, Education and Enforcement of the law will be pivotal in decreasing pedestrian fatalities and […]