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News 13's Ryan Harper, OCSO deputy, BFF's Amanda Day, Commissioner Bryan Nelson, BFF data collector Tony Calabro, City of Kissimmee planner and BFFer Randy Schrader
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Commissioner Nelson puts his best foot forward at Pine Hills Road Operation BFF

Media turn out to report on Operation Best Foot Forward and why drivers must yield to people walking – – As Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) were out enforcing Florida’s driver yield law during February’s Operation Best Foot Forward, local media were telling thousands more […]

*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7
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*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7

OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown Feb. 7 Operation BFF urges drivers to yield for people in crosswalks WHAT: Operation Best Foot Forward is a high-visibility, dual-enforcement action to remind drivers about Florida’s driver yield law. Undercover, plain-clothed officers cross the street at marked crosswalks, giving motorists […]

MetroPlan Orlando calling for feedback on Corrine Dr. designs
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MetroPlan Orlando calling for feedback on Corrine Dr. designs

Last year, MetroPlan Orlando launched the Corrine Drive Complete Streets Study to explore how to make Corrine Drive safer and better for all road users. Now, early design concepts of Corrine Drive have been released, and MetroPlan Orlando wants to know your thoughts on the six ideas that could each […]

UF’s FL Traffic & Bike Safety Education Program hosting workshop 1/24
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UF’s FL Traffic & Bike Safety Education Program hosting workshop 1/24

If you’ve ever wanted to host a Bicycle Rodeo for your community, now is your chance to learn how. The University of Florida’s Florida Traffic & Bicycle Safety Education Program is hosting a Community Training and Bicycle Rodeo Workshop on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The workshop will enhance knowledge and skills […]

Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB
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Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop Experts.  Since FHWA issued the memo, agencies and pedestrian safety advocates have considered the […]