Tag: BFF events

BFF team attends FDOT’s Stop on Red event

Best Foot Forward joined various organizations from all over Central Florida at a busy Orange County intersection to support the national ‘Stop on Red’ week. Participants stood on the sidewalks at all four corners of the intersection waving signs, handing out goodie bags and reminding driver to stop at red lights. […]

BFF joins Michelee’s Puppet show in Maitland

Members of the Best Foot Forward team joined the Michelee Puppets last week for their annual back-to-school bash. The Michelee Puppets are a non-profit organization that travel to schools and venues, using puppets to promote respect, responsibility and positive choices among children and families. The show was all about how to […]

One yield rate at a time

Six years ago, the Best Foot Forward (BFF) initiative launched to reverse the conflict between people walking and driving. The focus was simple: get more drivers to yield and stop for pedestrians at marked crosswalks as Florida law requires. Using education, engineering and enforcement, BFF has worked to increase awareness […]

BFF goes back to school in Orange County

It’s that time of year again. School is starting and that means back to school sales and back to school fairs. Best Foot Forward will be giving safe walking tips at fairs for our Orange County Commissioner’s Siplin, Love and Thompson. And you can’t forget the puppets at the Michelee […]

Orange County helps students walk, ride and thrive this summer

With summer in session and kids out of school, it is important to remind everyone to stay safe.  Last week, 120 children attending an Orange County summer camp at Barnett Park learned all about safe biking and walking. The event was coordinated by Darryl Johnson, the Assistant Project Manager of […]

Orlando Sentinel: Osceola County putting its Best Foot Forward

As Osceola County’s population booms, leaders are taking steps to ensure that its pedestrian injury and fatality rate does not.  On October 30, the county and cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud launched the Best Foot Forward (BFF) initiative, aimed at improving driver yield rates through education, engineering and enforcement […]