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Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets
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Engineering’s important role in designing safer streets

What we are facing…… The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is at a 25-year high.  In Florida, pedestrian deaths rose 40% between 2009 and 2016. Implementing comprehensive changes that comprise the 3 E’s of Engineering, Education and Enforcement of the law will be pivotal in decreasing pedestrian fatalities and […]

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 to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced by the City of Kissimmee’s […]

News 13's Ryan Harper, OCSO deputy, BFF's Amanda Day, Commissioner Bryan Nelson, BFF data collector Tony Calabro, City of Kissimmee planner and BFFer Randy Schrader
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Commissioner Nelson puts his best foot forward at Pine Hills Road Operation BFF

Media turn out to report on Operation Best Foot Forward and why drivers must yield to people walking – – As Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) were out enforcing Florida’s driver yield law during February’s Operation Best Foot Forward, local media were telling thousands more […]

*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7
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*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7

OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown Feb. 7 Operation BFF urges drivers to yield for people in crosswalks WHAT: Operation Best Foot Forward is a high-visibility, dual-enforcement action to remind drivers about Florida’s driver yield law. Undercover, plain-clothed officers cross the street at marked crosswalks, giving motorists […]

Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB
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Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop Experts.  Since FHWA issued the memo, agencies and pedestrian safety advocates have considered the […]