Month: February 2013

WFTV — OPD cracks down on non-pedestrian-yielding drivers

Orlando police were on the lookout for pedestrians Tuesday. Officers were stationed at various intersections in Orlando to stop and ticket anyone who does not stop for pedestrians in designated crosswalks. Officials said over the past decade, Metro-Orlando ranked the worst in the nation for pedestrian injuries and deaths. “Since […]

West Orlando News: Pedestrian safety comes under the spotlight

Seeking safe haven for pedestrians on streets panned as the most dangerous in the nation, local and state traffic planners gathered Feb. 1, at MetroPlan Orlando. The daylong workshop, which started with a field demonstration of the latest in crosswalk enhancement technology, featured groundbreaking research from Dr. Ronald Van Houten, […]

BFF Newsletter #15 — Awards, workshops and upcoming events

    Free 4 U Free monthly pedestrian safety article for you to read or share. Feel free to republish on your website, blog, Facebook page, or newsletter, with proper credit to Best Foot Forward and a link to our URL: iYield4Peds.org Pressing concern: Do pedestrian push buttons work? Follow […]