Tag Archives: bicycling

Keeping the roadways safe for everyone

The University of Florida Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Department of Transportation and other organizations are coming together to stress their concern for bicyclist and pedestrian safety. FDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Resource Coordinator Wanda Tyson says people aren’t aware of their surroundings. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Tyson1.mp3] She says the partnership hopes …

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Preparing a holiday surprise for area children

For the 21st year, Gainesville Fire Rescue firefighters joined to bring holiday spirit to underprivileged children around Alachua County.  WUFT-FM’s Ricki Albritton says they are putting pedal to the metal- literally. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/RICKIVOICER.mp3]

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County board pushes for bike lanes

In an effort to make Alachua County more bike friendly, suggestions were tossed around tonight at the county’s monthly Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board meeting. The county is looking to add bike lanes to major roads in the area while keeping safety a top priority. Advisory Board member William Baruch says an …

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