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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 […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Patrols of local crosswalks getting beefed up with schools back in session

  The opening of schools on Monday, Aug. 24 meant a lot more students walking to their school, noted Amanda Day, and it also means more parents driving their kids to school and school buses delivering them. “If you think about it, we have 190,000 kids and students going to […]

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Reflective crosswalks on Washington Street

When you’re driving down E. Washington Street near Thornton Park, you may notice the crosswalk at N. Summerlin Avenue, or you should! The City of Orlando recently placed reflective pavement markers at the approaches to the crosswalk. The reflective markers, which are visible during inclement weather and at night, are common […]

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Photo project highlights accessibility in Central Florida for people with disabilities

Six members of the disability community are photographing their daily lives in Central Florida as part of a photovoice project that highlights living with a disability and how accessibility affects daily activities. The photovoice project, spearheaded by Lani Steffens, features many seemingly simple tasks as crossing the street and traveling […]

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Engineers hard at work: Crosswalk makeovers

City of Orlando and Orange County engineers are hard at work to improve both your walking, biking, and driving experiences here. Some hand-picked favorite improvements happening now include: General Rees Avenue will soon see a new mid-block crosswalk to the South of Blue Jacket Park. It will appear at Sycamore Drive between […]