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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 […]

Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero
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Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero

It takes a village to make our streets more walkable – or in Vision Zero’s case, it takes a whole lot of villages. Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a roadway system with no fatalities or serious injuries, still has a long way to go, but […]

Finding the calm in your commute
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Finding the calm in your commute

Everyone needs a break. A break from tweeting, texting, updating, and emailing. Biking to work can provide a brief amount of time to breathe and be alone with your thoughts in addition to providing an inexpensive, healthier commute. Adam Sneed, a senior associate editor for CityLab wrote about “the best […]