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National Night Out – Orange County BFF Style
Newsletter / People On Foot / Safe Routes to School

National Night Out – Orange County BFF Style

August 5, 2014 was America’s NIGHT OUT Against Crime, and your Best Foot Forward team participated in five local National Night Out events, promoting safe communities across Orange County. In addition, Best Foot Forward flyers and stickers were distributed by neighborhood watch organizers to communities and neighborhoods all over Orange County […]

Skateboard Racks – The New Normal
Newsletter / Safe Routes to School

Skateboard Racks – The New Normal

Along with updated classrooms and crosswalks, Lake Silver Elementary School has added gated bike racks and even skateboard racks to their sparkling new campus. How cool is it to see schools embracing other forms of mobility for our little peds? Did you know that this is actually a requirement for new OCPS Elementary […]

Community Events

Bike to School Day

Did you walk or bike with your kids to school this month?  You should! May 7 was National Bike and Walk to School Day, and BFF joined the parade of mothers, fathers, and children all commuting to school on two wheels instead of four.  A big thanks to Healthy Central […]

Newsletter

It’s TIGER time

It’s that time of year again.  DOT Secretary Fox announced $600 million will be made available to fund transportation projects across the country by U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly successful Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program. This year’s TIGER grant focus is on projects that support reliable, […]

Community Events / Newsletter

Safe Kids Day 2014 Event on April 12

On Saturday, 4/12 from 9am-noon, the Children’s Safety Village will come alive with a race, obstacle course and safety adventure classes.   Join in and/or spread the word – the Children’s Safety Village is a place where kids can learn about all types of safety in a FUN environment – this […]