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Operation BFF: That Pedestrian You Just Cut-Off Might be a Cop

Attention Drivers: That Pedestrian You Just  Cut-Off Might be a Cop. Operation Best Foot Forward draws attention to Crossing Guard Awareness Month by cracking down on crosswalk violators near schools What: February is Crossing Guard Awareness Month and throughout Orange County Public Schools there are more than 450 school crossing guards. These […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Cyclists ride Orlando sidewalks, even though it is illegal

By Dan Tracy One of the least enforced, most ignored laws on Orlando’s books says it is illegal to ride a bike on the sidewalk within the city limits. There are exceptions, such as bike- and pedestrian-only paths, but regular, old sidewalks are off-limits. The rule has been around since […]

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Lights, Camera, Yield to Peds!

Now playing at a City of Orlando office near you: Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety videos!  Produced through the city’s talented communications department, these are the first two in a series of public service videos to get more drivers to yield to peds and for peds to use crosswalks. The 40-second spots explain the driver […]

People On Foot / Safe Routes to School

The Super Bowl of Ped Safety Initiatives

Talk about PED engagement.  Try this: More than$100,000 worth of media coverage and reaching 1 million+ people through 6 TV stations, 3 community pubs and a host of online bloggers.  Not to mention Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…with likes, retweets, comments from the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Education, Streetsblog USA, Smart Growth American (Dangerous by […]

OPD Rolls Out Day 2 of Operation BFF
Community Events / People On Foot

OPD Rolls Out Day 2 of Operation BFF

The Safe Walking Movement Marches On Operation Best Foot Forward: October 9 is Day Two of Crosswalk Enforcement Actions Across Orange County What:   On Wednesday, October 8, students, parents, teachers, and volunteers got up and got moving for safe walking across Orange County, celebrating International Walk to School Day.   The safe walking […]