Month: August 2018

Officials in Osceola, Kissimmee join law enforcement for Operation BFF

If you weren’t one of the 600,000+ people who heard about Operation Best Foot Forward earlier this week, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. On Wednesday, August 15, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), the Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the St. Cloud Police Department (SCPD) visited five crosswalks […]

BWCF’s Amanda Day reminds you to STOP on RED with News 13

Although stopping on red is seemingly a “no-brainer,” close to 25% of all traffic accidents are caused by drivers failing to stop at a red light or stop sign. The cause? Distractions such as texting on your cell phone and aggressive driving due to anger and stress. Each  year, the […]

Pine Hills Press puts spotlight on road safety

The Pine Hills Press, a free newspaper that has been keeping residents of Pine Hills and neighboring communities informed for 23 years, puts the pressure on for safer streets in it’s June/July issue. An article focusing on the problems of our car-centric mindset brings up the unfortunate fact that pedestrian […]

Orlando Commits to Safety

The City of Orlando is working hard to make the City Beautiful more comfortable for people walking. Late last year, the city committed to Vision Zero: a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2040.  With this goal in mind, they are taking steps to boost walkability and […]