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Operations Remind Drivers to Stop for Pedestrians While Reports Emphasize Dangers in Region for People Walking

As two major reports in March again named Central Florida the most dangerous region in the nation for pedestrians, Best Foot Forward coalition partners continued working hard to change that trend. Six law enforcement agencies across three counties took part in Operation Best Foot Forward, a high-visibility enforcement operation aimed […]

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Bike/Walk Central Florida Welcomes Three New Board Members

Bike/Walk Central Florida (BWCF) is proud to announce three additional members are joining the organization’s board of directors. Patrick Panza, an urban planner, GIS specialist, and assistant planning manager for GAI’s Community solutions group; John Paul (JP) Weesner, a landscape architect at Kittelson Associates; and Douglas Henley, the vice president of Owens Realty Services, are welcomed onto […]

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MEDIA ALERT: March Operations Best Foot Forward Commence as Pedestrian Risks Rise

UPDATE: Pedestrian Risks Rising on Central Florida Roads Three local law enforcement agencies to conduct two days of crosswalk enforcement operations in Orange and Seminole Counties to keep crashes down ORLANDO, Fla. (March 19, 2021) Deputies with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office will join officers with the Orlando and Casselberry […]

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Fines and Suspensions Doubled for Passing Stopped School Buses

There’s no excuse for carelessly putting children in danger, and now illegally passing a school bus could cost violators as much as $400. Florida H.B. 37, also known as the School Bus Safety Act, increased the fines on January 1, 2021, for failure to stop for a school bus. Here […]

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Results Are In from November Operation Best Foot Forward

UPDATE: Orlando, Fla. – Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office joined officers from the Kissimmee, St. Cloud and Casselberry Police Departments to conduct the fourth and final Operation Best Foot Forward this year on Tuesday, November 10 and Wednesday, November 11. At ten crosswalks across Central Florida, agencies reminded drivers […]