Month: May 2019

Texting and Driving Now A Primary Offense in Florida

UPDATE 4/17: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law. The new law will go into effect on July 1, 2019. The provision regarding work zones and school zones will go into a “warning” phase on Oct. 1, 2019, with tickets starting to be issued on Jan. 1, 2020. […]

Sanford’s New Goal: More People, Fewer Cars

Sanford is a growing place—in both population and visitors. Elected officials there are getting creative in the steps they’re taking to encourage more people to come into the heart of downtown, but to leave their cars behind. Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett is proud that his city offers the most transportation […]

Honolulu Could Ban Pedestrians from Crossing the Street After Dark

Pedestrian safety is becoming a bigger priority in paradise. The Honolulu City Council is considering a new law that would ban pedestrians from crossing the street after dark, unless they are in a marked crosswalk or signalized intersection. If passed, Honolulu walkers could be fined $100 for violating the law. […]

Kids get active during YMCA Healthy Kids Day

There was no shortage of smiles at the South Orlando YMCA Healthy Kids Day, which took place on Saturday, April 27.  This family-packed annual event brought together community members with activities, classes, demos and challenges to keep everyone busy and active. Best Foot Forward joined the fun by educating residents […]

Meeting new BFFs at Casselberry Earth Fest

On Saturday, April 27, Best Foot Forward hosted a table at the 2019 Casselberry Earth Fest, the second-largest Earth Day event in Central Florida. With BFF soon launching in Seminole County, it was a great opportunity to introduce the program to residents and hear their thoughts about pedestrian safety in the […]