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Designing a Neighborhood Where Walkers, Bikers and Drivers Can All Live Together Well

Looking at Baldwin Park today, it is hard to believe the thriving, active, mixed-use neighborhood was once a Naval Base. Dreamed up in the 1990s, Baldwin Park was designed using the principles of Urban Design. But what exactly is “Urban Design”? How does it differ from typical suburban sprawl? One […]

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Make 2019 the year you improve your city

With 2018 in the books, many are beginning their list of New Year’s resolutions. Instead of sticking to the norm, why not think about making goals based on the city you live in and love? A recent article from Fast Company highlights resolutions to not only improve yourself, but also […]

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Orlando Health talks safety with seniors

Shout out to BFF partners Orlando Health for their work in keeping seniors safe. Orlando Health joined Orlando Police Department (OPD) to host five Senior Safety Summits. There, they offered information about how to avoid typical injuries seen in older adults – from shower falls to crossing the street. According […]

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City of Orlando and Orange County BFFs see progress amid challenges to change driver behavior

Fondly referred to as the BFFs, members of the Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety Steering Committee met last week at Orlando Health’s Regional Medical Center to review the program’s progress and plans for 2019 and beyond. The BFF steering committee includes some of the most passionate, dedicated people in […]

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BWCF’s Amanda Day reminds you to STOP on RED with News 13

Although stopping on red is seemingly a “no-brainer,” close to 25% of all traffic accidents are caused by drivers failing to stop at a red light or stop sign. The cause? Distractions such as texting on your cell phone and aggressive driving due to anger and stress. Each  year, the […]