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Smart Growth America releases Dangerous by Design 2019

Smart Growth America (SGA) released Dangerous by Design 2019, the fifth edition of a ranking of the most dangerous U.S. metro areas for pedestrians. The report emphasizes the continuing epidemic of drivers striking and killing people walking on our streets. The Orlando – Kissimmee – Sanford Metro Area ranked as […]

People On Foot

City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA

When it comes to people walking, the City of Kissimmee is putting its best foot forward – literally. Through education, engineering and enforcement (the “Triple E” approach), they are working with their Osceola County partners to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced […]

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Job Alert: Join the BWCF team as a Community Outreach & Presentation Specialist

Are you passionate about biking and walking in Central Florida? Do you have strong communication skills that allow you to connect with diverse audiences? Are you eager to use those skills to support a healthy community environment? Then BWCF wants to hear from you. We currently have two positions available […]

People On Foot

KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward

The Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted their first high-visibility crosswalk enforcement action on April 18. This crosswalk crackdown, dubbed ‘Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF),’ reminds drivers to yield and stop for people in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires.  If they don’t, the […]

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Best Foot Forward striding into Osceola County

Getting drivers to consistently hit the brakes when people are in crosswalks is the goal of Osceola County and Kissimmee officials who are expanding the Best Foot Forward program into the county this spring. “We want people out. We want people moving,” Osceola County’s senior transportation planner Mary Moskowitz said […]