People On Foot

Can you see me now?
People On Foot

Can you see me now?

Here’s one solution to raise pedestrian visibility at night. Perhaps not the most practical, but you gotta admit, it’s darn effective.As we prepare to roll out our Best Foot Forward community coalition on pedestrian safety, we’d love to hear your ideas on ways we can get our message out into […]

Yield For Pedestrians
People On Foot

Yield For Pedestrians

Counting down the days until May 15th. That’s our current target for the public unveiling of this juggernaut we call “Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety.” In the past few days, we’ve met with several more cities, and the Altamonte PD. Want to be a hero? When was the last […]

Stop for her, or stop for him . . .
People On Foot

Stop for her, or stop for him . . .

Momentum is building. The Best Foot Forward team is hard at work developing the educational and promotional materials we’ll be using to raise community awareness of the Florida Statute that requires drivers to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. As the illustration above suggests, enforcement will play an important role in […]

METROPLAN/ WP HEALTH FOUNDATION FUND BWCF PED SAFETY INITIATIVE
People On Foot

METROPLAN/ WP HEALTH FOUNDATION FUND BWCF PED SAFETY INITIATIVE

Bike/Walk Central Florida, MetroPlan Orlando, and the Winter Park Health Foundation are launching an 18-month  education and enforcement program to help make Metro Orlando safer for pedestrians. Funding for the effort will be provided by MetroPlan Orlando and the Winter Park Health Foundation. In 2010, there were 59 pedestrians killed […]

People On Foot

Pedestrian Workshop: Take Back Our Streets

Meet at the Racetrac on Aloma Ave between Forsyth and Tangerine. We’ll take a couple of hours to meet with local residents who are out walking, explain to them what we’re doing, and demonstrate for them the proper use of the crosswalk.  We anticipate that the residents we contact will […]