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People On Foot

Media Alert: Osceola Deputies, Kissimmee PD Crack Down on Drivers Who Put Pedestrians in Danger

Law enforcement from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Kissimmee Police Departments 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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UPDATE: Crossing the Street Blindfolded Gives People New Perspective on Pedestrian Safety

Update: October 23, 2019 Would you feel safe crossing the street with your eyes closed? On Friday, October 18, dozens of people experienced what it’s like to cross the street while blind or visually impaired at an event in honor of National Blind Americans Equality Day. With assistance, attendees crossed […]

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Out on the Town: Bike/Walk Central Florida Attends National Night Out Events Across the Area

Is there anything better than a night on the town with your BFF’s? We certainly don’t think so – and we had a blast meeting residents and teaching them about pedestrian and bicycle safety at National Night Out events in Orange County and Orlando. National Night Out (NNO) is an […]

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Teamwork was the central message as Best Foot Forward launched in Seminole County

“We use the word ‘coalition’ here today, because we have an army of people working on this problem from all angles.” (Gary Huttmann, CEO, MetroPlan Orlando) “If you look around this room, you’ll find a group of passionate, dedicated people.” (Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County) “Our staff has been eagerly […]

People On Foot

Trick or Treat: Look out for little peds walking down the street

Halloween is fast approaching. By the time most children are ready to hit the streets, it will be quite dark. Although kids are dead set to head out the door and collect candy, parents need to take a few minutes to first discuss safety tips with their trick-or-treaters. The National […]