Post Tagged with: "pedestrians"

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

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 […]

Video: Orange County looking to improve pedestrian safety in Pine Hills
People On Foot

Video: Orange County looking to improve pedestrian safety in Pine Hills

Spectrum News 13’s Jerry Hume covers the recent pedestrian fatalities in Pine Hills and how Orange County leaders are working to find a solution with a pedestrian safety study focused solely around the Pine Hills area. You can get more information on the Pine Hills Study on the Orange County […]

Denning Dr. headed in the right direction
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Denning Dr. headed in the right direction

Speedometers in hand, a host of Winter Park workshop participants explored a small segment of Denning Drive up close and personal in May and saw how motorists tend to drive about 10 mph above the 30 mph posted limit. The City of Winter Park is considering the possibility of narrowing four-lane […]

Riding a bus makes you healthier
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Riding a bus makes you healthier

State Road 50 — or Colonial Drive — is not always the most pleasant commute. Congestion. Stop-and-go traffic. Not very bike-friendly or walkable. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been proposed as one possible solution for these commuting challenges. And a recent study conducted by MetroPlan Orlando reports a SR 50 BRT […]

MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped injuries and fatalities still on the rise
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MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped injuries and fatalities still on the rise

MetroPlan Orlando has released its latest pedestrian and bicyclist crash trends report for the tri-county area (Orange County, Osceola County and Seminole County). The report reviewed injury and fatality crash data between 2007 and 2015. Some good news. MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped-related crashes are increasing less near Downtown Orlando. But […]