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Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters
Newsletter / Social Ride

Still a Bit Lonely For Orlando’s Bike to Work Commuters

While there is a jump in bike to work commuters nationally, our numbers are tiny – more like 500 riders out of the 250,000 population in the city of Orlando. The positive is that the City of Orlando and Orange County are encouraging biking and walking by installing more sidewalks, […]

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Pro PEDS in Englewood With Commissioner Ortiz

Dedicated neighbors made it through the torrential downpour to make it to the Englewood Neighborhood Association meeting this month near Azalea Park, where BFF ran into Commissioner Tony Ortiz and Orlando Police Department Officer Eddie Rosado. BFF had the pleasure of opening the pedestrian safety conversation with concerned citizens and […]

Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds
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Four Florida Cities in the Top Five For Most Dangerous for Peds

Smart Growth America released a report,Dangerous by Design 2014,  ranking how safe it is to walk in the major metropolitan areas. It looked at the number of residents who walk to work and the pedestrians killed over 2003-2012 – called the Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI). News flash — A high PDI […]

News To Use / People On Foot

Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]