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Orlando Sentinel: Big Need At Schools – Crossing Guards

Until recently, it wasn’t unusual for Scott Boyd to see an early morning email pop up in his inbox: Students are crossing six lanes of traffic alone because there’s no crossing guard at Sunset Park Elementary near Windermere. “It happened often,” said Boyd, the Orange County commissioner who represents the […]

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BWCF Supports Cycle Tracks on Cady Way By Brookshire Elementary

Click here to review the report created by BWCF board member, Rick Geller, highlighting the details of this project. Winter Park balks at double bike lanes near school Winter Park attorney Rick Geller and a group of parents are pushing the city to build a double bike lane by Brookshire […]

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The Super Bowl of Ped Safety Initiatives

Talk about PED engagement.  Try this: More than$100,000 worth of media coverage and reaching 1 million+ people through 6 TV stations, 3 community pubs and a host of online bloggers.  Not to mention Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…with likes, retweets, comments from the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Education, Streetsblog USA, Smart Growth American (Dangerous by […]

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International Walk to School Day 2014

Walk this way – to school today! Wednesday is International Walk To School Day More than 50 Orange County Public Schools Participating One-day international event to encourage families, students and the community to get out of their cars and get moving. What:   Best Foot Forward will join with Orange County Public School […]

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The Bike Manager – The Missing Link?

The League of American Bicyclists recently posted an article on the importance of employing a dedicated bicycle program manager – and the impact they can have on creating a more bike-friendly city.  And FDOT’s Secretary agrees and contends that without a permanent advocate and director for bicycling, many cities and counties may miss […]