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Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down at Crosswalks, as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

On July 21, three local law enforcement agencies spread out across Central Florida for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement operation to ticket drivers not obeying Florida law and stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. Many asked, why do an enforcement operation, now, during COVID-19? The answer is straightforward. […]

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Florida Making Strides: State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities

How well does Florida do at supporting people walking and biking? According to the Safe Routes to School Partnership (SRTS), pretty well. The partnership recently released its 2020 state report cards. They offer a snapshot across a number of categories. For 2020, Florida scored the fourth highest of all 50 […]

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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 […]

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Job Opportunities

Current Openings Contract Position Summary Title: Data Collector Location: Orange, Osceola and Seminole County Reports to: Bike/Walk Central Florida Program Manager Please submit a resume and cover letter to Kayla Mitchell: [email protected] Summary: Seeking person to fill contract (1099) position to measure the number of motorists who do/do not yield […]