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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 […]

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Check out a BFF PSA video from Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Since 2012, Best Foot Forward (BFF), a program of Bike Walk Central Florida (BWCF) has been diligently enforcing Operation BFF all over Central Florida.  It started with a small group of concerned citizens, politicians, transit officials, and police officers but quickly grew into a larger initiative.  When Sheriff Jerry Demings […]

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Fire departments are adopting Vision Zero, so why shouldn’t you?

It’s no secret that narrowing a road can make it safer for people walking and biking, but that smaller road can be problematic when you add large, quick-moving fire trucks to the mix. That’s why fire officials are typically some of the first to push back on narrowing car lanes […]