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On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop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

Make some moves during FDOT’s Mobility Week
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Make some moves during FDOT’s Mobility Week

What moves YOU? That’s the question driving Central Florida’s second annual Mobility Week campaign that runs from October 28 through November 3. Spearheaded by The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Mobility Week provides the perfect opportunity to promote and explore ways to reduce car-use, test new technologies or showcase how […]

Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise
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Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is on the rise

Have you ever had trouble walking or bicycling across Colonial Dr. near downtown Orlando? Get ready to literally rise above the chaotic traffic with a safer route. The City of Orlando’s Colonial Pedestrian Overpass is beginning to take shape and will eventually connect trails in an effort to get bikers and […]