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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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AP: Few US neighborhoods affordable, walkable with good schools

According to an article published on the Associated Press, a recent study found that only 14 percent of neighbors are affordably priced, walkable and near decent schools. These three characteristics are a huge selling point for homes, but the low percentage of homes that meet these qualifications and the high […]

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Take a walk on the mild side for health, community: From HCF Executive Director Jill Hamilton Buss

Thank you to Healthy Central Florida Executive Director Jill Hamilton Buss for giving Bike/Walk Central Florida and Best Foot Forward a shout out in the Orlando Sentinel.  Read her Nov. 6 editorial below – it’s a powerful call to action for both promoting walking and designing walkable communities.   Take a walk on […]