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Best Foot Forward Goes Back to School, learns from the next generation of engineers

BFF visited Mrs. Gordon’s gifted class at St. Mary Magdalene in Maitland last month to talk about today’s pedestrian safety challenges and tomorrow’s planning solutions for walkable communities.  Future engineers and game-changers, these students are entering the Florida Engineering Society’s 20th annual “Project CREATE” competition. This year’s topic is right up BFF’s […]

People On Foot / Safe Routes to School

The Super Bowl of Ped Safety Initiatives

Talk about PED engagement.  Try this: More than$100,000 worth of media coverage and reaching 1 million+ people through 6 TV stations, 3 community pubs and a host of online bloggers.  Not to mention Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…with likes, retweets, comments from the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Education, Streetsblog USA, Smart Growth American (Dangerous by […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel In a notion that has been talked about for years, downtown Orlando’s roads could be reworked to slow cars and trucks as a way to encourage more people to walk or ride their bikes. Among the possibilities: returning two-way traffic to streets such as Orange Avenue, narrowing Robinson Street […]

Feet Not Fuel
Newsletter / Safe Routes to School

Feet Not Fuel

When is the last time your child walked or biked to school?  The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) from Brevard County has rolled out the Feet Not Fuel Program, using technology to promote Safe Routes to Schools.  The website gives students 24/7 access to pedestrian safety tips, carbon footprint calculations, […]

Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS
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Orange County Engineering – 4 Student PEDS

To increase the safety of students crossing from UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Lake Cay Commons shopping plaza, the Orange County School Safety Coordinator, along with other parties like Rosen Hotels & Resorts, installed new flashing signs along the crosswalk. As the Rosen area continues to grow, […]