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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, […]

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Kids in Englewood and Dover Shores get serious about bike safety

This week, BWCF partnered with Helmets Save Lives and Orlando city officials to promote bike helmet safety for the back to school season. Keep reading for some highlights from the events:   Englewood Neighborhood Center Crack! Another egg (with a face drawn on it) smashed as it hit the ground. […]

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Bike 5 Cities was a Huge Success

  What happens when more than 460 bicyclists descend on the streets of Central Florida, navigating 28 miles through 5 cities? They have a blast! They also gain invaluable knowledge about where they can comfortably ride their bikes to connect to different places. Beginning cyclists learn how to safely navigate […]

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Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]

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Let’s talk Operation BFF – citations, coverage and conversations

A few times a year, the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) join forces for Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF), a high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation where officers sporting their everyday clothes face a dangerous obstacle – crossing the street in a crosswalk. When drivers fail […]