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Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?
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Is education making a difference in changing driver & walking behavior?

When it comes to making our streets safer for people walking, a lot of factors come into play. While most collisions occur outside of a crosswalk, it’s worth noting that drivers fail to yield to people walking in crosswalks as well – it happened twice in this short interview with […]

Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5
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Registration open for ‘Bike 5 Cities,’ May 5

Back by Popular Demand — Bike 5 Cities is a bike ride unlike any other. What started out simply as an idea to create a bike-friendly map through the heart of five-connected urban cities and show people where they can ride comfortably, turned out to be a valuable advocacy tool […]

*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On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop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 […]

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 […]