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Operation BFF: That Pedestrian You Just Cut-Off Might be a Cop

Attention Drivers: That Pedestrian You Just  Cut-Off Might be a Cop. Operation Best Foot Forward draws attention to Crossing Guard Awareness Month by cracking down on crosswalk violators near schools What: February is Crossing Guard Awareness Month and throughout Orange County Public Schools there are more than 450 school crossing guards. These […]

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Crossing Guard Appreciation Day: Honoring Our PED Safety Heroes

Their suit of armor? An orange safety vest. Their sword? A small red STOP sign. Their battle? Helping PEDS safely cross the street. Each day, our crossing guards suit up and head out to the front lines to help the little PEDS get to and from school safely. BFF is […]

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Amanda Day: Orlando roads need to be more bike, walker friendly

Amanda Day, 43, is the executive director of Bike/Walk Central Florida, a nonprofit that promotes bicycle and pedestrian safety throughout Metro Orlando. Members push to develop and maintain recreational trails and make sure roads are built to accommodate walkers and bicyclists. Day spoke recently with Orlando Sentinel transportation writer Dan […]

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Orlando Sentinel’s Scott Maxwell: 15 People Worth Watching in 2015…The Sequel

People Worth Watching in 2015? Try PEDS.  Why? Because drivers colliding with PEDS or PEDS darting in front of cars has become second nature in Central Florida.  Orlando Sentinel‘s Scott Maxwell agrees and calls on leaders – and you and me – to take a stand for safe streets 2015. See […]

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Best Foot Forward Goes Back to School, learns from the next generation of engineers

BFF visited Mrs. Gordon’s gifted class at St. Mary Magdalene in Maitland last month to talk about today’s pedestrian safety challenges and tomorrow’s planning solutions for walkable communities.  Future engineers and game-changers, these students are entering the Florida Engineering Society’s 20th annual “Project CREATE” competition. This year’s topic is right up BFF’s […]