Parking in a Bike Lane is a Class D Violation with a fine of $142.00 - Please free up Bike Lanes


Good News

>> Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The City of Florence took up enforcement action against parking in bicycle lanes.

There are more good news for pedestrians and cyclists in Florence:
The city is currently updating its Parks  and Recreation Master Plan, Transportation System Plan (TSP), Community Transit Plan andCapital Improvement Program (CIP) to ensure that urbanization of the Urban Growth Boundary occurs in an integrated, connected manner that facilitates use of alternative modes, reduces reliance on the automobile, reduces use of state highways for local travel, provides certainty about planned transportation investments to encourage economic development and lowers future emissions.

To stay informed keep an eye on following sites:
- City of Florence
- Florence Transportation System Plan
- Walk & Bike Florence   


- $117 Billion annual cost due to people being overweight or obese in the U.S.

- $77 Billion potential annual health care savings if Americans were more active

A bike ride a day ...

Just 3 hours of cycling per week can reduce a person's risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%


- 66% of American adults are overweight or obese

- 75% of American adults will be overweight or obese in 2015