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Attorney Chris Burns Interviewed about Florida’s Pedestrian Dangers

Posted by Chris Burns in Cycling Advocacy on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

A nationwide study about pedestrian injuries and fatalities was just released. The 2014 “Dangerous By Design” Report finds that FOUR FLORIDA CITIES - Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Jacksonville and Miami - are the four most dangerous cities in the United States for pedestrians.  This is disappointing and tragic – but it should come as no surprise.

Jacksonville Bicyclists Gear Up for National Bike to Work Day

Posted by Chris Burns in Cycling Advocacy on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, a large number of bicyclists in Jacksonville, Florida celebrated National Bike To Work Day. In my role as Chairperson for the Jacksonville Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, I accompanied Mayor Alvin Brown during Bike To Work Day, as he rode his bicycle through the downtown.

Can Florida Cities Reduce Bicycle Crash Fatalities?

Posted by Chris Burns in Cycling Advocacy on Friday, January 24, 2014.

Many government and law enforcement officials (and most motorists) in Florida believe you have to be crazy to ride a bike on the road - you must have a death wish - because it's inherently dangerous. This doesn’t have to be. Florida can change its horrendous bicycle safety ranking. Our extremely dangerous cities – Tampa, Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, etc. can become safer.