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Beth Perell – Public Affairs Perspectives – Talks Biking & Walking Safety with Emily Hanna

Emily Hanna, Bike/Walk Central Florida’s executive director overseeing the Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program, spoke at length with Beth Perrell on her “Public Affairs Perspectives” Show, airing on five COX Radio stations. The two women discussed: The Best Foot Forward for pedestrian safety program; Smart Growth America’s Dangerous […]

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Dangerous by Design: Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee Region and Florida Top Lists as Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

The Metro Orlando-Sanford-Kissimmee region and the State of Florida again top the lists as most dangerous for people walking. Smart Growth America (SGA) released its biennial “Dangerous by Design” report of the deadliest metro areas and states for pedestrians. According to the report, “Over the past decade (2010-2019), the number of people […]

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USDOT Releases Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently released Pedestrian Safety Action Plan to address the reduction of pedestrian injuries and fatalities on America’s roads. “People may have preferences when it comes to transportation, but at some point, everyone is a pedestrian,” the plan’s introduction begins. “Whether it is walking to […]

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UPDATE: BWCF Helps Cut Ribbon on Orlando’s Colonial Ped Bridge

At a recent meeting of the Orlando Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, we learned the only things left to install are some cabling and some handrails. Once open, the quarter-mile bridge will connect downtown to the Orlando Urban Trail and Gertrude’s Walk, allowing bicyclists and pedestrians to safely enter or […]

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National Research Group Explores Proactive Approach to Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Recently a national research group presented their findings on a more comprehensive approach to preventing pedestrian vs. car crashes in cities. While most cities take a “reactive” approach—looking at crash data to identify dangerous roads or intersections, then working to make them safer, this study is designed to identify those […]