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Orlando Sentinel: Altamonte Springs looks for ways to ease traffic congestion
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Orlando Sentinel: Altamonte Springs looks for ways to ease traffic congestion

In addition to easing traffic congestion, Altamonte Springs is launching several transportation projects to make it easier for all road users, including pedestrians and cyclists, to get around the area. Some of these projects include adding bicycle lanes to Montgomery Road, a pedestrian tunnel under S.R. 436 to the Altamonte […]

Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise
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Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise

Have you ever had trouble walking or bicycling across Colonial Dr. near downtown Orlando? Get ready to literally rise above the chaotic traffic with a safer route. The City of Orlando’s Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is beginning to take shape and will eventually connect trails in an effort to get bikers and […]

Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier
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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

Crosswalk crackdown results – OPD & OCSO – Media Interviews
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Crosswalk crackdown results – OPD & OCSO – Media Interviews

Local law enforcement joined Best Foot Forward on Wednesday, June 14 for another Operation BFF—and the results of monitoring six Orange County crosswalks provided a glimpse at how many Orlando drivers still fail to yield for people crossing the road. The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s Office […]

STOP in the name of the law – Crackdown at the Crosswalk- Operation Best Foot Forward
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STOP in the name of the law – Crackdown at the Crosswalk- Operation Best Foot Forward

With more than 203,000 Orange County Public School students out and about for summer vacation, this month was the right time for the return of Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF): when local law enforcement comes out in full force to remind Central Floridians about the Florida driver yield law. Need […]