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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer
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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Joins the Nationwide Effort to Make Streets Safer

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announces that she accepted U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s nationwide Mayors’ Challenge to help make roads more pedestrian and bike friendly. Mayor Jacobs is one of the 200 nationwide mayors – including the Mayors of Orlando, Casselberry, Kissimmee, Orange City and Longwood […]

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Operation BFF: That Pedestrian You Just Cut-Off Might be a Cop

Attention Drivers: That Pedestrian You Just  Cut-Off Might be a Cop. Operation Best Foot Forward draws attention to Crossing Guard Awareness Month by cracking down on crosswalk violators near schools What: February is Crossing Guard Awareness Month and throughout Orange County Public Schools there are more than 450 school crossing guards. These […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Cyclists ride Orlando sidewalks, even though it is illegal

By Dan Tracy One of the least enforced, most ignored laws on Orlando’s books says it is illegal to ride a bike on the sidewalk within the city limits. There are exceptions, such as bike- and pedestrian-only paths, but regular, old sidewalks are off-limits. The rule has been around since […]

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Lights, Camera, Yield to Peds!

Now playing at a City of Orlando office near you: Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety videos!  Produced through the city’s talented communications department, these are the first two in a series of public service videos to get more drivers to yield to peds and for peds to use crosswalks. The 40-second spots explain the driver […]

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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 […]