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Kissimmee Changes Driver Behavior with Crosswalk Updates 

The City of Kissimmee is working hard to make its crosswalks safer for people walking. The city recently installed new traffic control devices at two crosswalks currently being monitored through the Best Foot Forward (BFF) program: 898 N. Hoagland Blvd. and Dyer Blvd. & Kennsington Rd. These popular trail crossings […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orange County and Orlando June 2019

Kids are out of school for summer vacation, which means they are playing outside, riding their bikes to the park and soaking up the summer sun. It also means that that there are more kids out on the roads, making it more important than ever to be alert while driving. […]

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Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade

Huge thank you to Orange County for installing pedestrian safety enhancements on Americana Boulevard. Road design is a huge part of pedestrian safety – the Engineering in our Triple E approach. Now, let’s work together to educate walkers and drivers about the importance of following crosswalk laws. Check out details […]

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Newest Member of Best Foot Forward

My name is Kelly Duckworth, the latest person to join the Best Foot Forward (BFF) team.  I was recently trained on how to track and measure how many people stop for walkers in marked crosswalks. My experience is below. Imagine this: you’re crossing the street in a marked crosswalk. You […]

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office visits Conway Elementary with ped safety call to action

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) dropped by Conway Elementary on Oct. 27 to remind motorists to 1) yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and 2) follow crossing guard instructions. OCSO’s ped safety call to action comes on the heels of a series of incidents in school zones across Orange County […]