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Flashing Crosswalk Bills Don’t Advance

The 2020 Florida Legislative session wrapped up on Thursday, March 19, 2020. One bill was ultimately left on the table. Perhaps it was the immediate and necessary attention to nationwide health concerns involving COVID-19 that kept certain bills from advancing during this session. Another reason could be organized opposition. While […]

People On Foot

Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

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Spring Forward or a Step Backward? Safety Concerns with Upcoming Time Change

This Sunday, March 8, we spring forward and move the clocks one hour ahead. Sometimes it’s hard to put one’s Best Foot Forward if the morning is a groggy haze, because you’ve lost an hour. Evidence suggests changing clocks to Daylight Saving Time in the spring and to Standard Time […]

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BWCF Attends Rollins College Summit on Clean Air and Justice: Talks Active Transportation

We’ve all heard that there’s strength in numbers. When it comes to sparking change, it’s true that many minds are more powerful than just one. On February 21, many voices came together at the Rollins College Summit on Transformative Learning: Clean Air and Justice. Rollins students were surprised to learn […]