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Orange County Mayor reminds students to keep their Eyes Up & Ears Open

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has safety on her mind as students head back to school following summer break. This comes as no surprise, as Mayor Jacobs has always been passionate about keeping walkers and bikers safe along county roadways. Her commitment is reflected through Orange County’s Walk-Ride-Thrive pedestrian safety initiative […]

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Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade

Huge thank you to Orange County for installing pedestrian safety enhancements on Americana Boulevard. Road design is a huge part of pedestrian safety – the Engineering in our Triple E approach. Now, let’s work together to educate walkers and drivers about the importance of following crosswalk laws. Check out details […]

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May is National Bike Month – 5 more ways to celebrate

Wait. Didn’t we just celebrate Bike Month? Yes and no.  March is Florida Bike Month.  But now it’s time to celebrate all across the U.S. with National Bike Month – hosted by the League of American Bicyclists. Established in 1956, this monthly celebration has been a thing for 60 years! You […]

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Orange County Mayor Jacobs’ Walk Ride Thrive initiative advocates for bike helmet safety

Bike helmets can save lives.  Though they don’t prevent all injuries, helmets are critical to reducing the risk of severe head injuries.  One study estimates that helmet use reduced the odds of head injury by 50 percent and the odds of head, face, or neck injury by 33 percent in […]