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reThink is your #1 resource for commuter options in Central Florida. A service of the Florida Department of Transportation, the program has four essential goals.
- Saving YOU money
- Reducing congestion
- Improving air quality
- Conserving natural resources
To achieve these goals, reThink promotes commute options that make sense for you. There are many ways to get to work other than driving alone in your car every day!
Of interest: Emergency Ride Home If you alternative transportation (like a bike), enroll in this program for taxi, rental car or mileage reimbursement for a ride home due to illness, family emergency, weather, etc.
MetroPlan Orlando is the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties – the Orlando Urban Area. As a regional MPO, MetroPlan Orlando provides the forum for local elected officials, their staff, citizens, and industry experts to work together to improve transportation in Central Florida.
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Bike/Walk Central Florida
The Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) established a Central Florida chapter in January 2010 to advocate locally, serving Orange and Seminole counties, for a healthier, safer community for walkers and bicyclists thanks to a two-year, $95,600 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF). The Central Florida Chapter is the second local chapter of FBA and the first to have a paid part-time executive director.
The Central Florida Chapter will be known as Bike/Walk Central Florida and will enable FBA to localize its advocacy and educational efforts. The chapter’s goals are to increase the number of people biking and walking and create a safer environment for them.
We are Downtown Orlando’s answer for bicycle rental in the 21st Century. We provide a network of distributed bicycles available on short-term, “as-needed” basis throughout the Downtown area, allowing you to locate, reserve, rent and drop off a bicycle at any bike rack in town. SunCycles working hard to bring this to Orlando by fall 2013.
Get Active Orlando
Developed in the fall of 2003, Get Active Orlando, brings together a multi-disciplinary team representing public health agencies, hospitals, bicycle clubs and shops, neighborhood associations, community organizations, a university, and City government to build a community focused on active living.
Get Active Orlando creates and promotes environments that make it safe and convenient for people to be more physically active. We work to bring about and sustain changes in design, transportation, and policies to cultivate and support a way of live that integrates physical activity into daily lives.
Every Body Walk! is an online educational campaign aimed at getting Americans up and moving. Through the help of our partners, we are working to spread the message that walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week really can improve your overall health and prevent disease. We provide news and resources on walking, health information, walking maps, how to find walking groups, a personal pledge form to start walking, as well as a place to share stories about individual experiences with walking.