Gainesville ranks number 1 in the best commute times in Florida. More than 86% of commuters in Gainesville spend less than 30 minutes in traffic daily. A report by the U.S. Census Bureau says nationally Gainesville ranks 19 out over 250 major cities in shortest traffic time. City officials say the new 18 million dollar traffic management system partnership and the Gainesville Regional Transit System are helping to keep traffic running smoothly.
The Freewheel Project is hosting a course for women only which focuses on the mechanics of bicycles. The course offers a safe place for women to ask questions and is hosted by one of the only female bicycle mechanics in Gainesville.