People On Foot

One person at a time
People On Foot

One person at a time

It’s the money, as in a $164 fine motorists are issued for barreling through a crosswalk while a pedestrian is using it. Publicize the tickets, hand out a bunch of them and motorists will get the message and stop, contends a crossing guard who attended a continuing education course at […]

Orlando and Pedestrians: Top 5 Misconceptions
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Orlando and Pedestrians: Top 5 Misconceptions

Who are these pedestrians anyway? Let’s address common misconceptions about people who walk: #1. Fewer people walking mean fewer pedestrian deaths. False. With most people in Orlando traveling by car, you might conclude that fewer people are walking and, therefore, there would be fewer pedestrian fatalities. Unfortunately, that isn’t the […]

Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade
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Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade

Huge thank you to Orange County for installing pedestrian safety enhancements on Americana Boulevard. Road design is a huge part of pedestrian safety – the Engineering in our Triple E approach. Now, let’s work together to educate walkers and drivers about the importance of following crosswalk laws. Check out details […]

Vancouver’s multi-modal success story
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Vancouver’s multi-modal success story

Talk about a success story. Protected bike lanes, pedestrian plazas, a sea bus – Vancouver has got multi-modal transportation figured out. City residents opposed freeways in the 1960s and Vancouver is now the only major North American city with no freeways within the city limits. Streets were shut down to cars, […]

2.4 billion steps and counting!
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2.4 billion steps and counting!

Today is the day, people. Get those walking shoes on and start moving! U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy is challenging everyone to get off the couch and walk and bike as much as they can from now until Oct. 26. The company that makes the Fitbit step tracker also has signed […]