Tag: bicycles

Scott PowersOctober 9, 2017
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7min364
Orange County mayoral candidate Bill Sublette called Monday for the next mayor to be someone who can continue Mayor Teresa Jacobs‘ legacy of open government and offer a proven track record for being tough, and then offered what he called “a very aggressive agenda” involving growth, bikes, buses, education, the environment, and crusading for consumers. […]

Scott PowersNovember 29, 2016
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6min233
A $5 million plan to add mid-block crosswalks and other improvements to pedestrian and bicycle safety in the major roads serving the University of Central Florida was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Orange County Board of Commissioners. The plan aims at making sidewalks, bike paths and crosswalks more appealing and safer for the 50,000 UCF […]

Scott PowersNovember 28, 2016
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4min385
Orange County planners are set to present their proposal Tuesday for helping make the University of Central Florida a safer and easier place to walk or bike around. The proposal comes out of a two-year Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Study effort to try to address the difficulties faced by tens of thousands of college students and university […]

Scott PowersJanuary 27, 2016
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The Florida Senate Transportation Committee gave its blessing Wednesday to a bill that gets tougher on motor vehicle drivers who crowd bicyclists and pedestrians, while also giving cars more maneuverability room. The committee gave its approval to Senate Bill 332, which expands the definition of “vulnerable users” of roadways and increases fines in some cases […]


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