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Featured / People On Foot

Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orlando and Orange County on 9/18/19

Law enforcement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]

People On Foot

FDOT Honors BWCF, BFF with First-Ever Award of Its Kind

“It takes special people and organizations to dedicate the time and energy to go above and beyond in any area. We especially appreciate that your time and energy is dedicated to saving the lives of people who walk and bike in Florida.” Those were just a few words spoken about […]

People On Foot

Why we need more walkable neighborhoods

Walkable places aren’t just more convenient – they’re more valuable. According to a new study by Smart Growth America, walkable neighborhoods in cities are economically stronger, more socially equitable and provide more job opportunities than drivable areas. The opposite of suburban, drive-only developments, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) within urban metros […]

Community Events / Safe Routes to School

Michigan Avenue Elementary Students Enjoy Bike Safety Day

Students at Michigan Avenue Elementary School learned what it takes to be safe while riding their bikes to school and had a lot of fun doing it. “How many of you are drivers?” the Purple Bike Lady asked students. They quickly learned that they all are since they ride bicycles […]

People On Bikes / Safe Routes to School

Bike to School Day: Check Out How These Local Schools Celebrated

They didn’t have to be at school for another hour, yet Casselberry Elementary School students gathered at the Crystal Bowl Park Butterfly Garden shortly after dawn. They came prepared: equipped with bikes and safety helmets, they were ready to ride to school. After taking the obligatory group photos, each kid […]