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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 […]

Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten
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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten

With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across a street. Add in the fact that Daylight Savings just ended and we’ve got a dangerous combo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30
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Best Foot Forward Launches in Osceola & Kissimmee on Oct. 30

Best Foot Forward to launch in Osceola County and City of Kissimmee to address rising trend in pedestrian injuries and fatalities   Osceola County, City of Kissimmee, their respective law enforcement agencies, MetroPlan Orlando, LYNX, Osceola County Public Schools, Florida Health Department and local safety advocates have joined forces to […]

Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero
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Making pedestrian deaths a thing of the past with Vision Zero

It takes a village to make our streets more walkable – or in Vision Zero’s case, it takes a whole lot of villages. Vision Zero, a multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a roadway system with no fatalities or serious injuries, still has a long way to go, but […]

First-ever Bike 5 Cities ride is talk of the town
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First-ever Bike 5 Cities ride is talk of the town

The inaugural Bike 5 Cities ride was a hit with media around town! Check out some of the great coverage below. Community ride helps residents ‘take off the training wheels’ to practice safe biking Orlando Sentinel Caitlin Doornbos May 6, 2017 The shiny, silver streamers on 8-year-old Isla Santos’ hot […]