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Orlando Sentinel: Clermont gets two appointments to bike safety board

Orlando Sentinel By Michael W. Freeman Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks has joined fellow Clermont resident Shannon Hidalgo, a member of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, to serve as members of the Bike/Walk Central Florida Board of Directors. In doing so, Hidalgo and Parks said they hope to foster […]


Two Clermont residents commit to advocate for safe, walkable and bikeable transportation

ORLANDO, Fla. — (June 25, 2015) — Two Clermont volunteers, Shannon Hidalgo and Sean Parks, will further propel their “Choice of Champions” city as a bicycle-friendly community as new members of the Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) Board of Directors. Clermont has become the destination for athletes to train for the […]


Walkability is pushing businesses downtown

There’s a trend happening – more businesses are moving to downtowns across the country. Smart Growth America recently released a report titled Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown that discusses why these businesses are moving downtown. One huge factor? Walkability. Businesses are moving to downtowns that are walkable. […]

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$25 million set aside annually for SUN Trail

What do you get when you combine Florida sunshine and a huge demand for outdoor lifestyles? Florida SUN Trail Network. Haven’t heard of it? Well… Recently approved legislation designates a minimum of $25 million annually in funding for SUN Trail through the Florida Department of Transportation. SUN Trail, which stands for […]

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Why walk? America Walks answers the question

Why Walk? Well to best answer that question, America Walks hosted a webinar on June 18 by the same name with speakers Jonathon Stalls, founder of Walk2Connect and Jim Stone, biologist and executive director of Circulate San Diego. But to answer that question, it may be best to first start […]