A community coalition to promote bicycle & pedestrian safety in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida.

Monthly Archives: November, 2007

Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Board Meetings, Tues. Nov. 27th

Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) Meetings
Date: Tuesday November 27, 2007
-6:00 PM – Freiker Bicycle Encouragement Program Subcommittee Meeting
-7:00 PM – Regular BPAB Meeting
-Alachua County Admin. Bldg (Grace Knight Conference Rm – 2nd Fl)

“Run Bike Walk” Unit in UF Homecoming Parade a Big Success

The Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) hosted a terrific special unit of nearly 45 bikers, walkers and runners in the annual University of Florida Homecoming Parade, Friday, November 2nd, 2007.  BPAB was joined by the Gainesville Cycling Club (GCC), the UF chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), and a student infusion of enthusiasm from [...]

Data on Florida Bike & Walk Casualties for 2005

The Florida Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Traffic Crash Facts 2006 report is now posted (in PDF format) at Traffic Crash Facts 2006
From the Summary:
16.2% of all traffic fatalities were pedestrians. 546 pedestrians were killed and 7,754 were injured in 8,346 crashes involving pedestrians.
Drinking is a major problem with pedestrians in traffic [...]