Post Tagged with: "Orange County Public Schools"

Newsletter / People On Foot

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 […]

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Winter Park High is on a Roll

Students at Winter Park High School are going above and beyond by implementing a bike share program that reminds everyone that biking is great exercise. Meg Pietkiewicz, a teacher at WPHS, believed that having a bike share program would benefit students that needed a ride home or to get some exercise.  […]

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 […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel In a notion that has been talked about for years, downtown Orlando’s roads could be reworked to slow cars and trucks as a way to encourage more people to walk or ride their bikes. Among the possibilities: returning two-way traffic to streets such as Orange Avenue, narrowing Robinson Street […]

Community Events / Featured / Safe Routes to School

International Walk to School Day 2014

Walk this way – to school today! Wednesday is International Walk To School Day More than 50 Orange County Public Schools Participating One-day international event to encourage families, students and the community to get out of their cars and get moving. What:   Best Foot Forward will join with Orange County Public School […]