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 […]
To increase the safety of students crossing from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, the Orange County School Safety Coordinator along with other parties like Rosen Hotels & Resorts installed new flashing signs along the crosswalk. As the Rosen area continues to grow, […]Read more...
When is the last time your child walked or biked to school? The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) from Brevard County has rolled out the Feet Not Fuel Program, using technology to promote Safe Routes to Schools. The website gives students 24/7 access to pedestrian safety tips, carbon footprint […]Read more...
Coming soon to a theater near you – a video about the Coast to Coast Connector trail! Okay well maybe just your home theater, but it’s sure to be a hit. The Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation is producing a video with the voices and images of the emerging Coast […]Read more...
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 […]Read more...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]