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Thanks to Tony Calabro as He Retires from Best Foot Forward Program

For more than 21 years, Tony Calabro has been making Central Florida safer by doing something as simple as crossing the street. Well – maybe not quite so simple – given the fact that the region is the most dangerous in the nation for people walking and biking. But after […]

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Fines and Suspensions Doubled for Passing Stopped School Buses

There’s no excuse for carelessly putting children in danger, and now illegally passing a school bus could cost violators as much as $400. Florida H.B. 37, also known as the School Bus Safety Act, increased the fines on January 1, 2021, for failure to stop for a school bus. Here […]

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USDOT Releases Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently released Pedestrian Safety Action Plan to address the reduction of pedestrian injuries and fatalities on America’s roads. “People may have preferences when it comes to transportation, but at some point, everyone is a pedestrian,” the plan’s introduction begins. “Whether it is walking to […]

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Pedestrian Safety at Night – Mobility Week Webinar

Bike/Walk Central Florida, xGeographic and LUX Solar present trends and innovative lighting solutions during Mobility Week webinar, Friday, Nov. 6.  As the season changes and the days grow shorter, we’re reminded that fall is one of the most dangerous times of the year for people to cross streets and roads […]

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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. […]