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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings
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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]

Prioritization of Bike/Ped Projects
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Prioritization of Bike/Ped Projects

Keeping with the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan theme.  MetroPlan Orlando’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is responsible for prioritizing bike/ped projects based on set criteria and a defined process — data collection, systems analysis, and cost estimates. Check out  page 14 of the 2040 LRTP report for details. The resulting […]

Elementary Students Benefit From Recycled Bikes
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Elementary Students Benefit From Recycled Bikes

Students at Tildenville Elementary happily rode home from school May 21 on new bikes after participating in a program called Bikes for Kids. A Gift For Teaching, a nonprofit organization serving public schools in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties, and David’s World Cycle gave about 60 students the best summer […]

Stepping Up for Pedestrian Safety: BFF Annual Report
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Stepping Up for Pedestrian Safety: BFF Annual Report

Best Foot Forward is a powerful coalition of community leaders coming together to reduce pedestrian injuries and fatalities in Central Florida.  Read about BFF’s progress in our Annual Report.

Bike to Work Day with Mayor Dyer
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Bike to Work Day with Mayor Dyer

On Friday morning, 257 participants made the most successful Bike to Work Day Orlando has ever seen. The Orlando Sentinel interviewed Bike/Walk Central Florida board member, Lisa Portelli, about the Bike to Work Day celebrations: “WINTER PARK— On Friday morning, Lisa Portelli went from her home in downtown Winter Park […]