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People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

Community Events

Neighbors celebrate Bike Month with Bike Winter Park

Florida Bike Month is officially here – and the City of Winter Park has already started celebrating. On March 5, Winter Park neighbors, BWCF and board member Brenda Young attended Bike Winter Park – an annual group bike ride that winds through Winter Park’s best bike-friendly areas. Check out some […]

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BWCF Attends Rollins College Summit on Clean Air and Justice: Talks Active Transportation

We’ve all heard that there’s strength in numbers. When it comes to sparking change, it’s true that many minds are more powerful than just one. On February 21, many voices came together at the Rollins College Summit on Transformative Learning: Clean Air and Justice. Rollins students were surprised to learn […]

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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. […]