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KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward
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KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward

The Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted their first high-visibility crosswalk enforcement action on April 18. This crosswalk crackdown, dubbed ‘Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF),’ reminds drivers to yield and stop for people in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires.  If they don’t, the […]

Kissimmee Police Chief O’Dell Explains Why Kissimmee Needs Best Foot Forward
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Kissimmee Police Chief O’Dell Explains Why Kissimmee Needs Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward Executive Director Amanda Day and Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell joined News 13 for an in-depth look at Operation Best Foot Forward’s expansion into Kissimmee and the high-visibility enforcement action on April 18.  

OPERATION BEST FOOT FORWARD MEDIA ALERT: First Wave of Ticketing Begins in Osceola County, City of Kissimmee & City of St. Cloud on April 18
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OPERATION BEST FOOT FORWARD MEDIA ALERT: First Wave of Ticketing Begins in Osceola County, City of Kissimmee & City of St. Cloud on April 18

After three months of warnings, Osceola County and cities are now issuing tickets for drivers who fail to yield to people in crosswalks. Operation Best Foot Forward is a high-visibility, dual-enforcement action to remind drivers about Florida’s driver yield law.

Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?
People On Foot

Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?

When it comes to making our streets safer for people walking, a lot of factors come into play. While most collisions occur outside of a crosswalk, it’s worth noting that drivers fail to yield to people walking in crosswalks as well – it happened twice in this short interview with […]

Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5
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Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5

Back by Popular Demand — Bike 5 Cities is a bike ride unlike any other. What started out simply as an idea to create a bike-friendly map through the heart of five-connected urban cities and show people where they can ride comfortably, turned out to be a valuable advocacy tool […]