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MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF
People On Foot

MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF

*MEDIA TIP* Operation Best Foot Forward: Crackdown at the Crosswalks Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office to enforce Florida’s driver yield law at marked crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety in Orange County and City of Orlando. ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s […]

200,000+ people biking and walking downtown
People On Foot

200,000+ people biking and walking downtown

It may just be a small gray box, but it gives the City of Orlando a whole ‘lot of data. The city’s bicycle and pedestrian count program kicked off in June 2015 with the little gray box  recording how many people are biking and walking in locations such as Lake […]

Walking as therapy
Newsletter / People On Foot

Walking as therapy

David Moran, 32, is the program coordinator for Bike/Walk Central Florida and the related program Best Foot Forward. An avid walker, he put his feet in motion as he grappled with the aftermath of the Pulse shootings. Why walk?  Walking the city – biking – being out and about – […]

Metro Orlando least walkable city, says new report
Newsletter / People On Foot

Metro Orlando least walkable city, says new report

Metro Orlando has a long way to go when it comes to being friendly to people on foot, at least according to a walkability study just completed by George Washington University and Smart Growth America, a pro-neighborhood group. The report looked at the nation’s 30 largest metro areas and ranked […]

Orlando Health & BFF promote PED safety at ORMC campus
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Orlando Health & BFF promote PED safety at ORMC campus

Injuries caused by motor vehicles striking people walking or biking are one of the top five types of trauma treated at the Orlando Regional Medical Center. Part of National Trauma Awareness Month – Orlando Health and BFF hung out at several crosswalks around Orlando Health’s ORMC campus on May 24, […]