Month: May 2014

Metro Orlando streets are again nation’s riskiest for walkers

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel Metro Orlando once again is the most dangerous place in the country to take a walk, followed closely by three other Florida regions: Tampa-St. Petersburg, Jacksonville and Miami-Fort Lauderdale. Wide roads designed to speed traffic and far-flung subdivisions served by strip centers have combined in Orlando and much of […]

FDoT: Curbing Pedestrian Crash Rate Will Take Time

By MATTHEW PEDDIE http://news.wgcu.org/post/fdot-curbing-pedestrian-crash-rate-will-take-time Credit thepetrolstop.com Making Florida streets safer for pedestrians will take time- and money. That’s according to a Florida Department of Transportation spokesman after a new report which ranks the Orlando-Kissimmee metro area the most dangerous place to walk in the United States. The Dangerous By Design report, […]