In a recent Orlando Sentinel column, a local resident shared that they were “ticked off” that drivers were taking too long to drive after a light turns green: “I get super ticked off when people wait 3-5 seconds after the light turns green to move their car usually followed by lollygagging […]
Tag: Pedestrian Safety
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 […]
Kissimmee Police spokesperson, Bailey Myers, raises awareness for walker safety. More than a dozen drivers received tickets during the latest Operation BFF initiative.
Thanks to Operation BFF, now 60% (up from 15% in 2012) of drivers stop for walkers at the OBFF locations. Amanda Day reminds drivers that we take safety seriously.
For media inquiries, please contact Erika Beerbower at (407) 758-2727 or email@example.com Getting dark earlier puts pedestrians at greater risk of being run over ORLANDO, Fla – Getting darker earlier puts pedestrians at greater risk for injury or death according to the National Association of Highway Safety (NHTSA). That is […]
Bike/Walk Central Florida executive director, Amanda Day, talks to WFTV reporters on one of the most dangerous days of the year for kids walking – Halloween. The National Safety Council found that kids are twice as likely to be hit by cars on Halloween than any other day of the […]
It’s hard to believe, but it’s already that time of year again – the end of Daylight Saving Time. Unfortunately, the time adjustment results in more than just an extra hour of sleep. Less daylight makes the end of the day (especially rush hour) an even more dangerous time for […]
Best Foot Forward “backed The Blue” at The Oaks neighborhood’s National Night Out with the Kissimmee Police Department and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Community members came out to meet neighbors and spend some quality time with family, enjoy the fresh air and have some fun. Police officers were joined […]
When you read the 2018 MetroPlan Orlando Annual report, you’ll quickly learn that the organization is powered by its passionate people. Between the staff, collaborative board, committee members, transportation partners and community, there is no shortage of talent working together to build a strong and diverse regional transportation system. Central […]