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Media Alert: Largest Crosswalk Enforcement Operation set for Feb. 18 in Seminole County

February is School Crossing Guard Awareness month. To honor the 124 Seminole County crossing guards who assist up to 4,000 students daily, seven local law enforcement agencies will be teaming up for Seminole County’s first Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk enforcement crackdown on Tuesday, Feb. 18 between 7:00 am and […]

People On Foot

Seminole County Celebrates Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

We all know to think twice when crossing the street but Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is a day to think twice about those who help our children safely do so. In celebration of Florida Crossing Guard Appreciation Day, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) hosted a banquet to recognize its crossing […]

People On Foot

Best Foot Forward and Partners Featured in National Magazine

Pedestrian safety has become a national focus—and some say it’s a crisis here in Orlando. Best Foot Forward was established to reverse the conflict between pedestrians and drivers by focusing on one specific behavior change – getting more drivers to yield for pedestrians at marked crosswalks as Florida law requires. […]

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Kicking the New Year into Gear with Bike-Ped Safety Events

Bike/Walk Central Florida kicked off the new year with a bang. During the month of January, our outreach team participated in FIVE different community events—working to educate people about bicycle and pedestrian safety. Here’s a closer look:   Children’s Safety Village with Altamonte Springs Christian Academy on 1/10 Do you […]

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How Many Pedestrian Deaths are Okay?

“Did you know in Florida, an average of 800 pedestrians and bicyclists are killed in car crashes every year? What do you think is a more acceptable number?” Congratulations to FDOT Alert Today Florida for producing an incredibly powerful commercial showing the impact of pedestrian fatalities and the importance of […]