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We all share the responsibility to keep our roadways safe. To save lives, we have to watch out for each other. On average in Central Florida, about 980 pedestrians are seriously injured and 90 people are killed each year trying to do something as simple and necessary as cross the street. Best Foot Forward is the largest grassroots coalition in the country aimed at reducing serious pedestrian injuries and fatalities through education, engineering, enforcement and evaluation. The success of the Best Foot Forward movement depends on every resident, neighborhood group and community coming together to change the culture of conflict between walkers and drivers.
Rectangular rapid-flashing beacons (RFFBs) at the intersection of N. Thacker Ave. and the Kissimmee Trail

RRFB Success Stories: Increasing Driver Yield Rates in Osceola County

In the past year, three crosswalks monitored by the Best Foot Forward program in Osceola County have seen significant increases in driver yield rates after the installation of rectangular rapid-flashing beacons (RRFBs).
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Improving the Pedestrian Experience in Orlando

Whether walking, biking, or rolling across the street, our crosswalks should be safe for everyone. In many cases, very simple…

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