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People On Bikes

Florida Bike Educator of the Year (2021)

Roni Wood, Community Outreach Specialist with Bike/Walk Central Florida, was named the 2021 Florida Bicycle Educator of the Year by Becky Afonso, Executive Director of the Florida Bicycle Association. The award ceremony took place alongside the City of Orlando’s Bike to Work Day Celebration on March 25, 2022. A transcript […]

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People On Foot

City of Orlando Installs New Mid-block Crosswalk with Latest in State-of-the-Art Technology

The City of Orlando recently installed a new mid-block pedestrian crosswalk that features the latest in technology, automated rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs), on Primrose Drive, south of Amelia Street. The installation is part of the City’s continued efforts through the Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious […]

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Operations Remind Drivers to Stop for Pedestrians While Reports Emphasize Dangers in Region for People Walking

As two major reports in March again named Central Florida the most dangerous region in the nation for pedestrians, Best Foot Forward coalition partners continued working hard to change that trend. Six law enforcement agencies across three counties took part in Operation Best Foot Forward, a high-visibility enforcement operation aimed […]

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MEDIA ALERT: March Operations Best Foot Forward Commence as Pedestrian Risks Rise

UPDATE: Pedestrian Risks Rising on Central Florida Roads Three local law enforcement agencies to conduct two days of crosswalk enforcement operations in Orange and Seminole Counties to keep crashes down ORLANDO, Fla. (March 19, 2021) Deputies with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office will join officers with the Orlando and Casselberry […]

Orlando Celebrates Completion of the Airport Gap Trail Project
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Orlando Celebrates Completion of the Airport Gap Trail Project

March 3, 2021 — Orlando has closed another gap in the Bicycle Beltway. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Commissioner Tony Ortiz and Commissioner Robert Stuart welcomed a small group to officially celebrate the completion of the Airport Gap trail project. “Keeping Orlando moving remains a top priority, and we have added […]