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People On Foot

Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]

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Bike Equity: Rethinking How We Serve the Overlooked Cyclists in our Community

Serving the needs of everyone in our community. It’s a concept we all can get behind. If you asked 100 people on the street, they’d probably all agree it’s something we should do. If you asked city planners, they’d say the same thing. But at least one group has noticed […]

People On Bikes

The Right Fit: Tips to Find the Perfect Bike Helmet

Lyndy Moore dropped an egg, complete with a colored-on face and green hair into a pile of Styrofoam packing peanuts. “This is the way a bike helmet protects your head,” she said. Then she picked up the egg (sealed in a small Ziplock bag) and dropped it on a tile. […]

People On Bikes

Knowing the Rules of the Road: Tips Before You Jump On Your Bike

Whether you’re a first-time cyclist or an everyday commuter, it’s important to know the laws and how to stay safe while bicycling. As part of Florida Bike Month, we wanted to share some tips to help you hit the streets safely! Where you ride your bike matters: In the state […]

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Orlando Health talks safety with seniors

Shout out to BFF partners Orlando Health for their work in keeping seniors safe. Orlando Health joined Orlando Police Department (OPD) to host five Senior Safety Summits. There, they offered information about how to avoid typical injuries seen in older adults – from shower falls to crossing the street. According […]