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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 […]

Best Foot Forward striding into Osceola County
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Best Foot Forward striding into Osceola County

Getting drivers to consistently hit the brakes when people are in crosswalks is the goal of Osceola County and Kissimmee officials who are expanding the Best Foot Forward program into the county this spring. “We want people out. We want people moving,” Osceola County’s senior transportation planner Mary Moskowitz said […]

Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016
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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2016

Smart Growth America has released Dangerous by Design 2016, the fourth edition of a ranking of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians. While the report showed pedestrian fatalities remain an alarming epidemic, it offered some good news for Americans who travel on foot.  “More than 1,200 Complete Streets […]

CityLab: Why does Florida have America’s most lethal roads?
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CityLab: Why does Florida have America’s most lethal roads?

As usual, Florida has been making headlines across the country. The topic this time? Smart Growth America’s latest Dangerous by Design report. The report, compiled in 2016, ranks Florida as the most dangerous place for people walking – again. We’ve earned this distinction since 2011. CityLab, a national online publication, […]