Entries by Mighk

Day One: Reprise

It wasn’t until we spent some time in Titusville that I could see the potential for what the coming trail network can spur. Titusville is a natural jumping-off point for a number of other nature-based opportunities, as well as for aerospace-related tourism. Those who take the trails to Titusville will have more to do than just biking.

You Can Close the Gaps

“Close the Gaps” is the new rallying cry among Central Florida trail supporters. Last summer the Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation toured the middle of the state touting the potential for a 250-mile Heart of Florida Loop, with spurs connecting to the Gulf of Mexico in Pinellas County and to the Atlantic in Brevard County. […]

“I Am Traffic” Bicycle Education Colloquium Update

Here is more information on the “I Am Traffic” Bicycle Education Colloquium coming up in February. The Agenda Saturday, February 23 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Introductions Achieving a Vision: Keri Caffrey puts cyclist education and training into the broader context of how communities can genuinely support cyclists Journeys From Home: Roger & Sharon DiBrito and […]

What You’ll Save

Since the beginning of 2007 I’ve been tracking how much money my wife and I save by biking for transportation. Everybody knows it’s expensive to operate a motor vehicle, but it’s fun to actually add it up and see how you’re doing. “Saving money” can be a complicated assessment.  A very big part of how […]

The “I Am Traffic” Bicycle Education Colloquium

Florida Bicycle Association, CommuteOrlando.com, and CyclingSavvy are proud to announce a gathering of some of the best minds in the nation in bicycle-related education and training early next year in Orlando. It’s the I Am Traffic Bicycle Education Colloquium, (What’s a colloquium?  More than a meeting; not quite a conference.) February 23rd and 24th at the […]

Start a Bike Pool!

Our friends over at reThink have modified their ride-matching system to add a “Bike Buddy” option.  So now you can sign up and offer to ride along with other potential bike commuters. My suggestion for Orlando area CommuteOrlando readers: 1.  Sign up at reThink here.  It’s free and there’s no commitment. 2. If you’re on […]