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Local groups promote inclusion, pedestrian safety for visually impaired

  Crossing the street in the most dangerous region for pedestrians can be a bit scary.  Now close your eyes and imagine you are blind and need to cross the street.  This Friday, Central Floridians are invited to put on a blindfold and experience firsthand how challenging it feels to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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BWCF, Partners Work to Keep Kids Safe on Their Way to School

Many parents are counting down the days until their kids go back to school, but Florida State Troopers are counting just how many more bicycles will be on the road starting August 12. Bike/Walk Central Florida is part of the Orange County and Osceola County Community Traffic Safety Teams. Together, […]