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Oct. 26, 2018

 

Steve Olson, 386-943-5479

steve.olson@dot.state.fl.us


 

 

Mobility Week Events in Orlando

Bicycle Events and SunRail Customer Appreciation


 

Orlando – Bicycle events and customer appreciation are featured next week as Mobility Week gets underway. Monday and Friday are bike days. Next Friday, SunRail is celebrating Mobility Week with a giveaway of SunRail drink containers to 500 passengers onboard the trains—while supplies last. Go to www.sunrail.com for train schedules and station locations.

Bicycle Event Details

The first biking event is the Downtown Orlando Bike Tour on Monday, Oct. 29, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. The meet up is at the lobby of 225 E. Robinson St., Orlando. During this event, riders take a lakeside ride by Lake Eola Park and the historic Lake Eola Heights district. The tour also features a visit to the new pedestrian bridge at Colonial Drive as well as a trek on the Urban Bike Trail and Gertrude’s Walk. NASCAR Celebrity Scott Lagasse, Jr., is appearing to promote multimodal transportation, and safety on behalf of Alert Today Florida, a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) initiative. Spaces are limited. Sign up here. Click here for the route.

The second biking event is the annual community bike ride, led by Mayor Dyer, through Downtown Orlando ending at Orlando City Hall. The meet up location is Orlando Festival Park located at 2911 E. Robinson St., Orlando. Check in and onsite registration begins at 7 a.m., and the ride starts at 8 a.m. Free bike tune-ups, refreshments and raffle prizes will be provided. Medals will be awarded to the teams with the most participants. For more information, and to register online, please visit: cityoforlando.net/biketoworkday.

Mobility Week is a statewide initiative to promote awareness of safe multimodal transportation choices, and how those choices can build stronger communities, reduce traffic congestion and improve community health.

To learn more information about Mobility Week, including a schedule of events in your area, how to enter the Mix-It-Up 2018 Challenge and learn about transportation modes available, visit the FDOT Mobility Week website at http://www.mobilityweekfl.com.

 

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