Tag: Schools

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 […]

International Walk to School Day

What began in 1997 as a one-day event in Chicago, International Walk to School Day has grown into a movement for year-round safety when it comes to kids and their routes to school.  This year’s Walk to School Day takes place Wednesday, October 4.  With participants in over 40 countries and […]

TV Coverage: Getting to school in downtown

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]

Operation BFF kicks off Wednesday

ORLANDO, Fla. – Children are the least predictable pedestrian and the most difficult to see.  Last year in Orange County, 74 children under the age of 14 collided with a car.  Motorists failing to yield are sometimes to blame. That’s why the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s […]