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Bike/Ped Technology: Credible or Questionable?

Engineers are hard at work every day, innovating new ways to make roads safer for walkers and bikers. From protected bike lanes to zombie crosswalk lights, there have been countless attempts to protect all road users. But, not all of these imaginative solutions are created equal. So, we’re reviewing a […]

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A glimpse into Orlando’s public transportation network

As interns with Bike/Walk Central Florida, we’ve learned a thing or two about public transportation. We knew the types of transit offered, the pros and cons of different modes, the statistics about ridership. You name it, we’ve probably researched it. But, despite this knowledge, we had never experienced a whole […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Osceola County and Kissimmee June 2019

This summer, officers and deputies in Orange and Osceola counties will be on the streets for an Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk crackdown. On June 19th, plain-clothed officers from the Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Orlando Police Department will be citing drivers who […]

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Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop Experts.  Since FHWA issued the memo, agencies and pedestrian safety advocates have considered the […]

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Americana Boulevard gets a walk-safety upgrade

Huge thank you to Orange County for installing pedestrian safety enhancements on Americana Boulevard. Road design is a huge part of pedestrian safety – the Engineering in our Triple E approach. Now, let’s work together to educate walkers and drivers about the importance of following crosswalk laws. Check out details […]