The Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) dropped by Conway Elementary on Oct. 27 to remind motorists to 1) yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and 2) follow crossing guard instructions. OCSO’s ped safety call to action comes on the heels of a series of incidents in school zones across Orange County […]
Month: October 2015
Counties across the state have been struggling to remove Florida from the top-rank of most dangerous state to be a pedestrian. Recent information shared from the Daily Commercial highlights that while we have come a long way, we still have a long way to go. Read about Lake County’s pedestrian […]
Best Foot Forward Project Director Amanda Day joined Central Florida News13’s Ryan Harper at Underhill Road and Palmer Street in Orlando. Pedestrian safety is still a concern at these busy streets, but educators and their students can make a difference in preventing future incidents.
The News-Press recently shared an article that hit the nail right on the head – Our future depends on walkable communities. They are absolutely right. Traffic gridlock is not the only way of the future, though. By building walkable communities, we can reverse the gridlock and provide residents with a different […]
More than 450+ OCPS students participated in this year’s International Walk to School Day (IWTSD) on Oct. 7. The annual international celebration encourages students to walk to school to raise awareness of both pedestrian safety and the health benefits of walking. Parents and teachers weren’t the only people that tagged […]
Streets Safer for Students on International Walk to School Day This Year Best Foot Forward celebrating improved driver yield rates in Orange County during international event on Wednesday Orlando, Fla., Oct. 5 2015 – Thousands of Orange County students, parents, and community leaders can feel safer this year on International […]
BFF joined over 200 local residents at this year’s Community Health Fair at Cypress Grove Park with Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke, City of Edgewood Mayor Raymond Bagshaw, and City of Belle Isle Mayor William Brooks. The event featured music and dancing, free food, and free health screenings. BFF handed out […]