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WHEELS Green Mobility is coming soon

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WHEELS - Advancing Florida's Mobility Future

Enjoy Miami's first-ever Bike-In Street Bash with music and free beer

Celebrate Miami's Pioneer Bike Heroes

Guided Bike Tours and Group Runs

WHEELS Press Release

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‘WHEELS’ UNITES THOUSANDS OF SOUTH FLORIDIANS READY TO GET OUT OF THEIR CARS FOR LOCAL TRAVEL

Five-day event series to include guided and self-led bike rides, walks, runs, green mobility conference, family festival, street party

Miami Trail Hub

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Downtown Miami is becoming a hub of trails.Downtown Miami is becoming a hub of trails. This conceptual sign could stand next to the All Aboard Station, where by end of the decade trains (that carry bikes free) will also arrive along a new coastal route that will reach up to Jupiter. 

Jacksonville renewal

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Downtown renewal in Jacksonville shows signs of getting it right.Downtown renewal in Jacksonville shows signs of getting it right.

East Coast Greenway in New Smyrna

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Yesterday we rode a very scenic and pleasant section of the Greenway from New Smyrna south down Riverside Drive to US1.  If you really want to treat yourself to a luxury experience after a long ride, I recommend the Black Dolphin Inn, one of the few 4 Diamond Hotels in Florida and right ON the trail.

Volusia's Balancing Act Requires Legislative Vision

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Herb Hiller of Deland is the southeast region program consultant to the East Coast Greenway AllianceHERB HILLER

Published: Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5:30 a.m.
I was driving west on State Road 44 from Interstate 95 to DeLand when Volusia
County struck me: its oceanfront cities, its river towns, the rural and conservation
lands between. I was left feeling not just balanced, but driving in some existential
comfort. Comfort food came to mind — but then, comfort geography.
 
Wasn’t the Amendment 1 vote a simultaneous insistence to make us
first again in conserving our most valuable lands? 
 

St. Lucie County team pursues completion of ECG

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At a mid-April meeting, Environmental Lands & Regulations Manager Amy  E. Griffin, ECG's Herb Hiller, Environmental Lands Coordinator Chuck Barrowclough, and St.

Florida Amendment 1 Planning - Crucial Time!

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The Florida Legislature is preparing to implement Constitutional Amendment 1 that voters overwhelmingly passed last November. The amendment allocates one-third of the state's annual excise tax on documents to Florida's Land Acquisition Trust Fund (previously known as Florida Forever).  The East Coast Greenway Alliance joins the statewide trails community in seeking that 10 percent of revenues go toward completing a statewide system of inter-connected trails that will preserve open spaces and connect Florida downtowns to our natural heritage.  We urge you to contact your state representative and senator to support this allocation. 

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