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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, […]

Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017
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Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017

Crosswalk crackdown planned as Daylight Savings ends and 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest yet for people walking With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across […]

Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30
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Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30

Best Foot Forward to launch in Osceola County and City of Kissimmee to address rising trend in pedestrian injuries and fatalities   Osceola County, City of Kissimmee, their respective law enforcement agencies, MetroPlan Orlando, LYNX, Osceola County Public Schools, Florida Health Department and local safety advocates have joined forces to […]

Six steps to get your bike helmet to fit correctly
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Six steps to get your bike helmet to fit correctly

Helmets are the single most effective piece of safety equipment for bicycle riders of all ages and required by Florida law for those 16 and under.  But does your child’s helmet fit properly? If it doesn’t, it might not protect them from serious injury. With the start of school, Bike/Walk […]

Bike helmet fitter training & resources
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Bike helmet fitter training & resources

Bike Helmet Resource Page Under Florida law, a bicycle rider or passenger who is under 16 years of age must wear a bicycle helmet properly fitted, fastened securely upon the passenger’s head by a strap and that meets the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, as defined by the Code of […]