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Cyclist Killed on Lake Hollingsworth Drive

According to reports, this evening Byers Levy, 59, was struck and killed while riding on Lake Hollingsworth Road at Fairhaven Drive. Lakeland Police say a white Toyota Camry driven by 74-year-old Ronald Akins was traveling northbound when witnesses say he lost control of his car and ran off the roadway. Akins reportedly veered back into […]

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As part of our mission, BikeLakeland will occasionally support and promote petitions to local, regional or state authorities. Please take a moment to read information about the following petitions and sign them if you agree with their intent… Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act The Florida Legislature can enhance the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists by […]

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BikeLakeland Communications Policy

The details of BikeLakeland’s communications policy…

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Polk County Transit and BeFly Partner to Improve Commuter Cycling

BikeLakeland encourages the expansion of commuter cycling and would like to give kudos to Polk County Transit and BeFly Bike Tours on their recent partnership. From The Ledger report: Polk County Transit has created a new partnership with BeFly Bike Tours to give whoever rents a bike a free 24-hour day pass. The partnership becomes […]

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Goodbye, Hello

This is Chuck Welch and this is my last post as “BikeLakeland.” I wrote my first post about biking in Lakeland in 2006. By 2010, we had started BikeLakeland. Our first goal was to raise funds and place bike racks in Downtown Lakeland. Accomplishing that we set our sights on getting the city recognized as […]

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