City of Orlando

Orlando area police officers train in pedestrian/bicycle safety law enforcement

Orlando Police Department (OPD) hosted four “FDOT Alert Today Alive Tomorrow Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Enforcement: Laws, Procedures and Best Practices” training classes.  The classes are being presented throughout Florida by the Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) on FDOT’s behalf.  OPD invited BFF to share law enforcement’s part in […]

New trail to link Lake Underhill Path to Downtown Orlando

For someone biking, there aren’t many things more enticing than a great network of bicycle trails, which offer a safe haven for those traveling on two wheels. Last October, the City of Orlando proposed the Orlando Bicycle Beltway, an 8.5-mile loop from downtown Orlando to the Fashion Square/Colonial area and […]

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 […]

City of Orlando making strides

Locals in Orlando may start noticing some major improvements in walkability. The City of Orlando is hard at work in expanding its trails and route infrastructure to close gaps in connectivity and provide safety for those on foot or bike in Orlando. The two block extension of Gertrude’s Walk in the downtown […]

Orlando commits to “Vision Zero”

Kudos to City of Orlando! They’ve officially joined the Vision Zero movement by adopting a resolution committing to the goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2040. This comes at the heels of the upward trend of the number of local drivers running over local people crossing the […]

Baldwin Park Living Mag: Key to keeping peds safe

Baldwin Park is a thriving neighborhood here in Orlando full of young families, local businesses, and two public schools – and now they have a new BFF – Best Foot Forward, that is! BFF recently presented at the Baldwin Park Traffic Committee meeting, where interest was piqued when shocking statistics […]