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School’s Back in Session. Crossing Guards Needed.
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School’s Back in Session. Crossing Guards Needed.

Do you want to be more active in the safety of your community? The City of Orlando is looking for you!  Join the Crossing Guard team where you will be the first line of defense in protecting our little walkers and bikers on their way to school.  Think about the […]

Pro PEDS in Englewood With Commissioner Ortiz
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Pro PEDS in Englewood With Commissioner Ortiz

Dedicated neighbors made it through the torrential downpour to make it to the Englewood Neighborhood Association meeting this month near Azalea Park, where BFF ran into Commissioner Tony Ortiz and Orlando Police Department Officer Eddie Rosado. BFF had the pleasure of opening the pedestrian safety conversation with concerned citizens and […]

All Things Considered Considers BFF
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All Things Considered Considers BFF

NPR – All Things Considered – produced a lengthy segment on region’s ped problem and detailing the steps FDOT, MetroPlan Orlando, Orange County and City of Orlando are taking to make our streets walker, biker, people friendly — especially since Central Florida was ranked #1 in preventable pedestrian accidents when looking at fatality […]

Best Foot Forward 2013 Annual Report - Yield for pedestrian safety
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Best Foot Forward’s First Annual Report

Best Foot Forward’s first-ever annual report focuses on the efforts’ origins, goals, and Triple E efforts employed in the areas of enforcement, engineering and education with measured progress. In one year, yield rates have jumped from 12% to 48% in the observed intersections on streets posted at 35 mph and […]

Operation Best Foot Forward: OPD & OCSO Enforce Driver Yield Laws
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Operation Best Foot Forward: OPD & OCSO Enforce Driver Yield Laws

Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orlando Police Department completed their fourth round of high-visibility enforcement, dubbed Operation Best Foot Forward, on June 17th where drivers were cited $164 for failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.  OPD and OCSO enforced those crosswalks with high pedestrian activity or crosswalks that have […]