Oh those sneaky amendments. A few years ago bicyclists were blindsided by the insertion of a mandatory bike lane law into transportation bill HB 971. This year... Read More
As if the MUTCD minimums were not bad enough, these installations don’t even meet them. The intent seems to be to keep the bicyclists as far right as possible, as if that will minimize their impact on the important traffic. Of course, it’s going have a different impact on the bicyclist who is sideswiped, or doored then run over.
I was going to write about the lip service that our FDOT Secretary, Anath Prasad, has been dishing out, but someone beat me to it. She lives in Cleveland, but she seems... Read More
Further loosening of the lane use requirement. Underlining is what was added. HB-1223 which took effect on 1/1/2013 316.2065 Bicycle regulations.— (5)(a) Any person... Read More
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... Read More
It seems as though every morning brings us news about hit and run drivers, post offices run into, or fatal car crashes. After a while of reading these reports, it... Read More
[Note from LisaB: I'm posting this on behalf of a female Commute Orlando reader who requested anonymity] There is confident, and then there is overconfident. I... Read More
The following images are a series of crosswalk scenarios. The orange arrows show where the cars are going. The black arrows show where the bicyclist needs to look for a... Read More