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New Flashing Signs at Rosen College Crosswalk
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New Flashing Signs at Rosen College Crosswalk

Next time you find yourself crossing between UCF’s Rosen College campus and Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, take note of the new flashing signs installed along the crosswalk, in coordination with the Orange County School Safety Coordinator and Rosen Hotels & Resorts. As the Rosen area continues to grow, busy […]

Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward
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Apopka Put their Best Paws Forward

Touching one BFF at a time.  Sometimes it’s just sitting around the kitchen table and sparking a meaningful conversation about PEDS that transforms lives – and little paws.  Just last week, BFF was invited to the Oak on the Lake HOA in Apopka.  Neighborhood residents gathered and discussed the difficulties […]

Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds
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Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds

Smart Growth America released a report,Dangerous by Design 2014,  ranking how safe it is to walk in the major metropolitan areas. It looked at the number of residents who walk to work and the pedestrians killed over 2003-2012 – called the Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI). News flash — A high PDI […]

Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings
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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]

All Things Considered Considers BFF
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All Things Considered Considers BFF

NPR – All Things Considered – produced a lengthy segment on region’s ped problem and detailing the steps FDOT, MetroPlan Orlando, Orange County and City of Orlando are taking to make our streets walker, biker, people friendly — especially since Central Florida was ranked #1 in preventable pedestrian accidents when looking at fatality […]