Reflections of Bike to Work Day

For Bike to Work Week, we’re taking a look at this year’s Florida Bike Month events as seen through the eyes of KiDZ Neurosicence Center staff member, Kurt Kaminer: On one day of every year, traffic on US-1 gets passed by something that isn’t the Metrorail: A huge group of happy, cheery bicycle riders on […]

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Sticky streets benefit sustainable walkability projects

Somewhere between the desire to expand cities under ambiguous visions of progress and urbanists’ rally cry for more walkable streets sits this unassuming checkerboard painted on a table. That’s right: Checkers (or something like it) can make your city better. Lest you think we’ve completely lost our senses, hear us out: Advocates for more walkable […]

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Making neighborhoods better with protected bike lanes

Recreation is an essential part of our well-being, and our neighborhoods are at the heart of this tradition, owing to their singular location: just outside our front door. While every neighborhood is different, the view outside our front door is all too often a conveyor belt of tarmac, designed to move automobiles quickly at the […]

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South Florida Community Shares Their Visions for a Bicycle Friendly Miami

Even though 2017 has been with us for barely three months, we’re already at the region’s peak season for bike riding weather. For our BikeSafe team, this means preparations are underway for Bike to School Day and Florida Bike Month of March. And a special Florida Bike Month it is, with the Florida Department of […]

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Is a concussion treatment on the horizon?

A five-year study will soon begin at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn whether a cannabinoid-based pill can reduce brain cell inflammation following a concussive (mTBI) injury. Together with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Dr. Gillian Hotz, director of the KiDZ Neuroscience Center, is heading a team of researchers through the […]

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