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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 […]

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All News on Deck

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department were out in full force for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement period where officers cite drivers for not yielding to pedestrians. WKMG reporter, Erika Rakow, experienced the dangers of crossing the street firsthand. Erika spent an hour at Edgewater Drive […]

Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS
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Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS

To increase the safety of students crossing from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, the Orange County School Safety Coordinator, along with other parties like Rosen Hotels & Resorts, installed new flashing signs along the crosswalk. As the Rosen area continues to grow, […]

National Night Out – Orange County BFF Style
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National Night Out – Orange County BFF Style

August 5, 2014 was America’s NIGHT OUT Against Crime, and your Best Foot Forward team participated in five local National Night Out events, promoting safe communities across Orange County. In addition, Best Foot Forward flyers and stickers were distributed by neighborhood watch organizers to communities and neighborhoods all over Orange County […]

Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All
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Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All

Did you catch Operation Best Foot Forward in the news last week? Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office enforced the state crosswalk law punishing offenders to the tune of a $164 fine.  That’s what it costs drivers if they fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, […]