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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety
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OPD receives $46,000 grant to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Congratulations are in order for the Orlando Police Department (OPD) – they were just awarded a $46,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to combat pedestrian and cyclist accidents here in Orlando. According to Orlando Weekly, “the grant will fund efforts from Dec. 4 to May 15, 2018 to increase […]

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 […]

Operation BFF: Kicking off September with our best foot forward
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Operation BFF: Kicking off September with our best foot forward

The Orlando Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office hit the streets this past Thursday, September 1st, for their 15th round of Operation Best Foot Forward. This high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation has resulted in 6,514 traffic stops since 2012, with 157 of those stops happening during this round of Operation BFF. […]

MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF
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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 […]

From the boardroom to the classroom – data collector Tony Calabro talks crosswalk safety
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From the boardroom to the classroom – data collector Tony Calabro talks crosswalk safety

Meet superstar, Best Foot Forward data collector (and retired school crossing guard) Tony Calabro – if you haven’t already. The past month and a half have been busy for Tony. He visited both the BFF Steering Committee and the Pine Hills Boys & Girls Club to talk all things crosswalks. Superstar BFF […]