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Different state, different pedestrian law

Not all pedestrian laws are created equal. There’s laws that require a motorist to yield, some that specify that drivers stop and then there’s differences between a controlled (typically “marked”) crosswalk and uncontrolled crosswalk, (oftentimes “unmarked.”) To further drive home the point that pedestrian laws vary – of the 50 […]

Observations from a first-time BFF
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Observations from a first-time BFF

Orlando has a problem with pedestrian safety – and it’s a big deal. I moved to Orlando from Michigan six months ago. And one of the big things – aside from the heat – that I immediately noticed was the high number of vehicle/pedestrian accidents, many of which were deadly. […]

MetroPlan Orlando Releases Top Intersections in Central Florida for Crashes
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MetroPlan Orlando Releases Top Intersections in Central Florida for Crashes

Top 15 Intersections for Bicycle Crashes in Orange County Intersection City Bicyclist Injuries UNIVERSITY BLVD & FORSYTH RD Unincorporated 13 SR436 & CURRY FORD RD Orlando 10 ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL & AMERICANA BLVD Unincorporated 7 CONWAY RD S & CURRY FORD RD Orlando 7 GOLDENROD RD & PERSHING AVE Unincorporated […]

Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS
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Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS

To increase the safety of students crossing from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, the Orange County School Safety Coordinator, along with other parties like Rosen Hotels & Resorts, installed new flashing signs along the crosswalk. As the Rosen area continues to grow, […]