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What do Orlando drivers say about our culture?
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What do Orlando drivers say about our culture?

David Brooks’ column in the New York Times hits the nail on the head about our driving culture. The article, inspired by Pope Francis’ New Year’s Eve homily, reminds us that we as individuals shape society with our actions and reactions. One situation that plays a huge role is driving. […]

Orlando commits to “Vision Zero” – no pedestrian fatalities by 2040
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Orlando commits to “Vision Zero” – no pedestrian fatalities by 2040

  One person struck by a car is one person too many.  As part of the City of Orlando’s continued efforts to make our community a safer place to walk, bike and drive, the Orlando City Council approved a Vision Zero resolution that commits the city to adopt a goal […]

Safe Streets Academy applicants identify top barriers to “complete streets”
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Safe Streets Academy applicants identify top barriers to “complete streets”

This year, the City of Orlando was chosen to participate in Smart Growth America’s (SGA) first-ever Safe Streets Academy alongside Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, KY and South Bend, IN. These three communities will learn from national experts, collaborate with one another, and discuss best practices in engineering, tactical urbanism, creative placemaking, […]

OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety
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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Congratulations are in order for the Orlando Police Department (OPD) – they were just awarded a $46,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to combat pedestrian and cyclist accidents here in Orlando. According to Orlando Weekly, “the grant will fund efforts from Dec. 4 to May 15, 2018 to increase […]

Day & Life of Measuring Driver Yield Rates
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Day & Life of Measuring Driver Yield Rates

Best Foot Forward (BFF) data collector guru Tony Calabro demonstrates how the BFF data collection process works – step by step. Superstar BFF data collector Tony training new BFF team member Kelly on how we measure driver yield rates. #iY4peds pic.twitter.com/5pu55RQheH — Best Foot Forward (@BestFootOrlando) December 1, 2015 Before […]