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People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

People On Bikes / Trails

7 Trails to Try During Florida Bike Month

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) knows you’re always looking for new, comfortable places to cycle. And, because March is Florida Bike Month, now is as perfect a time as ever to get out there! A list of seven of our favorite places to cycle:   1. Seminole Wekiva Trail This trail […]

People On Foot

Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

Trails

Osceola County is expanding trails for bikers and walkers

Going for a run or a bike ride is especially difficult when you run out of trail and are forced to turn around or suddenly navigate a busy road. Osceola County is working to improve current trails and close the gaps for a more enjoyable time outside. Osceola is one […]

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF
People On Foot

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF

But it’s not about the tickets: it’s about community engagement On November 8, Osceola County deputies (OCSO) and Kissimmee police (KPD) hit the streets looking for drivers who refused to stop for pedestrians legally crossing the street in a crosswalk. They enforced six different crosswalks. In just three and a […]