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Operation BFF in Osceola & Kissimmee promotes safety during back-to-school
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Operation BFF in Osceola & Kissimmee promotes safety during back-to-school

Last week, over 72,000 students headed back to the books for a new school year in Osceola County. With kids back in school and more people walking to the recently-opened SunRail stations, it’s important that drivers are reminded of the Florida driver yield law that requires them to stop for […]

Orlando Commits to Safety
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Orlando Commits to Safety

The City of Orlando is working hard to make the City Beautiful more comfortable for people walking. Late last year, the city committed to Vision Zero: a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2040.  With this goal in mind, they are taking steps to boost walkability and […]

Walkable communities: Turning today’s vision into reality
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Walkable communities: Turning today’s vision into reality

Creating Vibrant Communities A recent Wall Street Journal article brings about a few questions: Shouldn’t everyone be able to live somewhere that offers a safe, healthy and walkable environment? How do we create more vibrant communities while improving safety for all?  These are more than just goals or ideas for […]

Check out a BFF PSA video from Orange County Sheriff’s Office
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Check out a BFF PSA video from Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Since 2012, Best Foot Forward (BFF), a program of Bike Walk Central Florida (BWCF) has been diligently enforcing Operation BFF all over Central Florida.  It started with a small group of concerned citizens, politicians, transit officials, and police officers but quickly grew into a larger initiative.  When Sheriff Jerry Demings […]

City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA
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City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA

When it comes to people walking, the City of Kissimmee is putting its best foot forward – literally. Through education, engineering and enforcement (the “Triple E” approach), they are working with their Osceola County partners to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced […]