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City of Kissimmee looks to boost mobility on Central Ave.
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City of Kissimmee looks to boost mobility on Central Ave.

Have you ever been walking on a road and realized that you should probably be on a sidewalk? Was there a lane for bicycles? Did the bus stop have seating or shade available? Where was the closest pedestrian crossing? We can all think of a road (or two, or three…) […]

Operation BFF in Osceola & Kissimmee promotes safety during back-to-school
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Operation BFF in Osceola & Kissimmee promotes safety during back-to-school

Last week, over 72,000 students headed back to the books for a new school year in Osceola County. With kids back in school and more people walking to the recently-opened SunRail stations, it’s important that drivers are reminded of the Florida driver yield law that requires them to stop for […]

BFF joins OPD to talk safety for National Night Out
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BFF joins OPD to talk safety for National Night Out

This week, the BFF team headed to the Orlando Police Department (OPD) for their annual Leader’s Training event. The training, hosted by OPD, is a gathering for neighborhood watch leaders to learn about hosting a National Night Out (NNO) block party in their own neighborhoods. NNO is an annual community-building […]

Don’t miss this Mills 50 & Milk District workshop happening 7/12
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Don’t miss this Mills 50 & Milk District workshop happening 7/12

Head over to the Colonialtown Neighborhood Center (1517 Highland Drive) on Thursday, July 12, to learn about proposed improvements for both the Milk and Mills 50 Main Street Districts. The workshop, hosted by the City of Orlando, is happening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. For this study, the city is […]

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 […]