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About Best Foot Forward

The Best Foot Forward pedestrian safety initiative was launched in June 2012 to reduce pedestrian deaths and injuries in Metro Orlando by getting drivers to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and getting pedestrians to be more careful crossing the street. More than a campaign, this “Triple-E” behavioral change process seeks to create lasting social good through the consistent and persistent application of low-cost engineering, community education, and high-visibility enforcement.

The Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety coalition includes: MetroPlan Orlando, Orange County Government and Sheriff’s Office, Osceola County Government and Sheriff’s Office, the City of Kissimmee Government and Police Department, the City of Orlando and Police Department, Florida Department of Health, School District of Osceola County, Orange County Public Schools, Orlando Health, Lynx, Winter Park Health Foundation, the Florida Department of Transportation, Orange Cycle, the University of Miami’s WalkSafe and Bike/Walk Central Florida.

Bike/Walk Central Florida manages and administers the Best Foot Forward program on behalf of coalition partners. Amanda Day, Project Director, Best Foot Forward, at 407-636-5606 or via email at

Check out a presentation or to learn more about the BFF coalition:

Media Materials for Download (PDF)

Media Alert: Best Foot Forward Launches in Kissimmee and Osceola County: Monday, October 30 


Press Release: Best Foot Forward Launched in Kissimmee and Osceola County, includes quotes, background data: Monday, October 30 


FAQ: Local, State and National Pedestrian Safety Data (2016) & Driver Yield Rates for BFF Launch in Osceola County: October 2017


Q&A About the Best Foot Forward Program: October 2017


More about the BFF Expansion into Osceola County & City of Kissimmee


Educational Materials

It’s The Law (Enforcement Warning Flyer)

La Ley Es Clara (Enforcement Warning Flyer)

BFF Pictures & Video of Enforcement & Education Outreach

Click on icon or link to go to BFF Photo Stream 



Click on icon or link to see video and TV coverage of BFF events & high visiblity enforcement actions





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Best Foot Forward Coalition Partners