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Alert to Drivers: Watch for Students Returning to Schools

On Friday, August 21, more than one-in-three students enrolled in the Orange County Public School system returned to the traditional classroom. That’s more than 75,000 students either biking, walking, or riding in a car or bus. Thousands more returned to school in other Central Florida counties in August as well. […]

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Orange County Works Quickly to Reconstruct Cady Way Trail Bridge

Update: September 17 The Cady Way Trail bridge between Forsyth Rd. & Palmetto Ave. is well on its way to reconstruction! Orange County Parks and Recreation shared a progress picture on September 16, displaying repairs to the bridge’s structure and a ramp ready for new asphalt to be poured. The […]

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Seeking Field Data Collectors

Current Openings Position: Crosswalk Field Data Collection Location: Orange, Osceola and Seminole County Reports to:  Program Manager for Bike/Walk Central Florida Position: Crosswalk Field Data Collection Enjoy flexibility and variety in your work? Would you like to make extra money?  Bike/Walk Central Florida is looking for Crosswalk Data Collectors to […]

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Media Release: Local Law Enforcement Conducts Crosswalk Crackdown as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jul. 21, 2020) – The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando Police Department and Longwood Police Department are conducting Operation Best Foot Forward, a high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation, at seven crosswalks on Tuesday, July 21. WHY: The downward trend in pedestrian injuries and deaths is beginning to reverse as […]

Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence
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Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence

In recent years, there has been a decrease in crashes resulting in fatalities of drivers who had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit of .08 g/dL. However, the number of pedestrians killed with a BAC above the legal limit has increased. In June 2019, the U.S. Department […]