Month: March 2016

Feds to hold state DOTs accountable on bike/ped safety

This news may come as a shock to you. Up until yesterday – state transportation agencies weren’t required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to set goals for reducing bike and ped fatalities.  They also didn’t have to track their progress either. This all changes now with a recent announcement from FHWA.  State Department of […]

City of Orlando Update: Shady Lane & Edgewater Drive Improvements

Edgewater Drive and Shady Lane, a popular intersection in the heart of College Park, will be getting some much needed safety improvements thanks to the City of Orlando. Read the article below for more information. Pedestrian and Biking Infrastructure Enhancement As part of the City of Orlando’s ongoing efforts to […]

Insight Magazine: Best Foot Forward in East Orange County

Best Foot Forward is making an impact throughout Orlando and Orange County. Read the Insight Magazine article below to see the impact BFF  is having on the east side of town. Trying to cross the street in East Orange County can quickly turn into a highstakes game of Frogger. Too […]

City of Orlando Project Update: North Bumby Path

Bumby Avenue between Colonial Drive and Corrine Drive has been shut down for constructions since April of last year. The bad news is that it won’t be done for another year.  However, the good news is that the road will not only be better for motorists, but also bicyclists and […]

2016 Alliance for Biking & Walking Benchmarking Report

Want to know the trends in all things walking and biking? No problem! Every two years the Alliance for Walking and Biking releases a benchmarking report for all 50 states. The primary objectives for this report are: Promote the data collection and availability Measure progress and evaluate results Support efforts […]

Pedestrian safety is ‘Trending’

This special edition of the Florida Trend is all about Metro Orlando – including Best Foot Forward! BFF is featured on page 50 with a photo of our partners at the Orlando Police Department during ‪Operation BFF. This issue is a must read because it is full of great information […]