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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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Beth Perell – Public Affairs Perspectives – Talks Biking & Walking Safety with Emily Hanna

Emily Hanna, Bike/Walk Central Florida’s executive director overseeing the Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program, spoke at length with Beth Perrell on her “Public Affairs Perspectives” Show, airing on five COX Radio stations. The two women discussed: The Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program; Smart Growth America’s Dangerous […]

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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 […]

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Dangerous by Design: Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee Region and Florida Top Lists as Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

The Metro Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee region and the State of Florida again top the lists as most dangerous for people walking. Smart Growth America (SGA) released its biennial “Dangerous by Design” report of the deadliest metro areas and states for pedestrians. According to the report, “Over the past decade (2010-2019), the number of people […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando No. 1 again for pedestrian deaths

The Orlando Sentinel takes a look at Central Florida’s “grim and longstanding reputation as the nation’s riskiest place to walk along roads.” Click here to read Kevin Spear’s article on the Dangerous by Design 2019 report.