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The Park Press: Students Honored In Pedestrian Safety Poster Contest

Special thanks to The Park Press for their story about the three Orange County Public School students who won the WalkSafe poster contest! Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) will honor the three winners of the 2015 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest from Orange County at its April 14 board meeting. More than […]

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer
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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announces that she accepted U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s nationwide Mayors’ Challenge to help make roads more pedestrian and bike friendly. Mayor Jacobs is one of the 200 nationwide mayors – including the Mayors of Orlando, Casselberry, Kissimmee, Orange City and Longwood […]

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Crossing Guards Helped What Cross The Road?

Katy, a member of the BFF team, spoke with Tony Calabro, Brian Dabney, and Donna Mitchell about their experiences as Orange County Crossing Guards. These guards had a lot to share, but one story in particular stood out to us. Check out Tony’s story about his craziest crosswalk encounter, and stay tuned for […]

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Orlando Sentinel: School Crossing Guards Vital To Safety – My Word

When the Orange County Board of County Commissioners presented the proclamation recognizing School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day as Feb. 6 — today — I thought it was an excellent opportunity to highlight the significant contributions that these men and women give to our community. The presence of a crossing guard […]

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Crossing Guard Appreciation Day: Honoring Our PED Safety Heroes

Their suit of armor? An orange safety vest. Their sword? A small red STOP sign. Their battle? Helping PEDS safely cross the street. Each day, our crossing guards suit up and head out to the front lines to help the little PEDS get to and from school safely. BFF is […]