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A “Wheel-y” Fun Time at Bike-to-Work Day in Orlando and Sanford

It’s Mobility Week in Florida. Mobility Week is an annual collection of outreach events intended to bring attention to safe multimodal transportation choices. From SunRail and LYNX to biking and walking, there are plenty of ways to get from A to B. During Mobility Week, cities, counties, and transportation partner […]

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UPDATE: Crossing the Street Blindfolded Gives People New Perspective on Pedestrian Safety

Update: October 23, 2019 Would you feel safe crossing the street with your eyes closed? On Friday, October 18, dozens of people experienced what it’s like to cross the street while blind or visually impaired at an event in honor of National Blind Americans Equality Day. With assistance, attendees crossed […]

Community Events

Out on the Town: Bike/Walk Central Florida Attends National Night Out Events Across the Area

Is there anything better than a night on the town with your BFF’s? We certainly don’t think so – and we had a blast meeting residents and teaching them about pedestrian and bicycle safety at National Night Out events in Orange County and Orlando. National Night Out (NNO) is an […]

People On Foot

Operation BFF: A Tale of Two (kinds of) Crosswalks

Last week Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies hit the streets for Operation Best Foot Forward. Their goal: to raise drivers’ awareness about Florida law, which requires drivers to yield or stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks. How Operation BFF works: Before an operation, […]

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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 […]