The Orlando Sentinel had an article on June 6th, 2012 discussing effort that the Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation (FGTF.org) has undertaken the task of connecting the trails in central Florida to create a 250-mile loop to be caleld the Heart of Florida Greenway Loop:
Bicycle lovers push for 250-mile Central Florida loop
By Eloísa Ruano González, Orlando Sentinel
The new contiguous loop will be a boon to ecotourism and businesses in the region in addition to the direct benefits to the native biking community.
The Florida Greenways & Trails Foundation is Florida's chief advocacy organization for non-motorized trails. The Foundation supports greater use of trails for recreation, for fitness and health, for reducing carbon emissions, for attracting leisure travelers, for building community, for beautification, and for a larger role in evolving multi-modal transportation policy. Their web site can be found at www.FGTF.org.
Genesis' CEO, Mark T. Llewellyn, P.E., serves on FGTF's Board of Directors.
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