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Be Outspoken!

Have you thought of biking to catch your next flight out of town? The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) wants your help to create a comprehensive bike access plan for the Orlando International Airport (OIA).   That’s right.  But, biking to a flight is not that unusual.  Airports like Baltimore–Washington International […]

Community Events Midday Mingle + Project DTO = Ideas to make you bike, walk and jump for joy

Midday Mingle + Project DTO = Ideas to make you bike, walk and jump for joy

City of Orlando is rethinking the downtown area – launching ProjectDTO to get a comprehensive analysis of our downtown’s image today and aspirations for tomorrow.  In case you missed it, in June the DTO project committees set up shop on Wall Street over lunch, asking workers, visitors and friends what […]

Pedestrian Program Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward

Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward

Touching one BFF at a time.  Sometimes it’s just sitting around the kitchen table and sparking a meaningful conversation about PEDS that transforms lives – and little paws.  Just last week, BFF was invited to the Oak on the Lake HOA in Apopka.  Neighborhood residents gathered and discussed the difficulties […]

Future Destinations GoPros and Flying Drones

GoPros and Flying Drones

Ever heard of helicopter drone cameras? The new technology is bound to affect how we explore the world.  The famous GoPro provided a means of no-hands, all action video shoot, bringing extreme sports up-close and personal. Helicopter drones will bring video footage to the next level. Check out this breathtaking […]

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Is Guarding Our Children in Your Future?
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Is Guarding Our Children in Your Future?

Do you want to be more active in the safety of your community; the City of Orlando is looking for you!  Join the Crossing Guard team where you will be the first line of defense in protecting our little walkers and bikers on their way to school.  Think about the […]

Catching up with the PEDS of Englewood
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Catching up with the PEDS of Englewood

Dedicated neighbors made it through the torrential downpour to make it to the Englewood Neighborhood Association meeting this month near Azalea Park, where BFF ran into Commissioner Tony Ortiz and Orlando Police Department Officer Eddie Rosado. BFF had the pleasure of opening the pedestrian safety conversation with concerned citizens and […]

Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds
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Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds

Smart Growth America released a report,Dangerous by Design 2014,  ranking how safe it is to walk in the major metropolitan areas. It looked at the number of residents who walk to work and the pedestrians killed over 2003-2012 – called the Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI). News flash — A high PDI […]

Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings
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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]

Orange County: Fast Feedback
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Orange County: Fast Feedback

Drivers – get ready for some feedback. It’s more like electronic feedback.  Residents have voiced their concerns about traffic speeds in and around schools. They say, “kids are on foot or cruising on two wheels while one ton of metal on four wheels just whizzes by. It’s just not safe.” Orange […]