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Newsletter / People On Foot

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 […]

Newsletter / People On Foot / Safe Routes to School

Orlando Sentinel: Big Need At Schools – Crossing Guards

Until recently, it wasn’t unusual for Scott Boyd to see an early morning email pop up in his inbox: Students are crossing six lanes of traffic alone because there’s no crossing guard at Sunset Park Elementary near Windermere. “It happened often,” said Boyd, the Orange County commissioner who represents the […]

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 […]

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 […]

People On Foot

OCPS Urges Kids to Walk to School & OPD & OCSO Urges Drivers to Yield

International Walk to School Week Kicks-Off with a County-Wide Crosswalk Crackdown OCPS Urges Kids to Walk to School OPD & OCSO Urges Drivers to Yield What:   October 6 – 10, 2014 is International Walk to School Week.  Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) is celebrating by encouraging parents and students to […]