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Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down at Crosswalks, as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

On July 21, three local law enforcement agencies spread out across Central Florida for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement operation to ticket drivers not obeying Florida law and stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. Many asked, why do an enforcement operation, now, during COVID-19? The answer is straightforward. […]

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Why you Should Consider Commuting via Bike

Will healthy habits embraced during “Safer at Home” stand the test of time when the work-at-home landscape changes back to working, at work? During recent months, we have seen more Central Florida bikers and walkers taking to the streets for exercise. Many are doing it between the online meetings and […]

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Transportation Leaders Ask Congress to Fast-Track Transit and Active Transportation Investments

Transportation, bicycle and pedestrian safety groups across the country banded together this week to encourage Congress to fast-track transit and active transportation projects amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations, sent in a letter to congressional leadership, call for several investments that parallel BWCF’s core mission, and empower cities to provide […]

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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]

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Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]