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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten
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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten

With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across a street. Add in the fact that Daylight Savings just ended and we’ve got a dangerous combo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017
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Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017

Crosswalk crackdown planned as Daylight Savings ends and 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest yet for people walking With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across […]

Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30
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Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30

Best Foot Forward to launch in Osceola County and City of Kissimmee to address rising trend in pedestrian injuries and fatalities   Osceola County, City of Kissimmee, their respective law enforcement agencies, MetroPlan Orlando, LYNX, Osceola County Public Schools, Florida Health Department and local safety advocates have joined forces to […]

BFF partner MetroPlan Orlando launches new website
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BFF partner MetroPlan Orlando launches new website

MetroPlan Orlando is the metropolitan planning organization for Central Florida as well as a member of the Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety coalition (BFF), a program of Bike/Walk Central Florida. Recently, MetroPlan Orlando launched a new website featuring information on transportation planning projects, meeting calendars and resources about local […]

One person at a time
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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 […]