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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.

Crossing Guards See Crosswalk Enforcement Ramping Up in Six Central Florida Counties

Operation Best Foot Forward wrapped up its most expansive enforcement to date last Friday, with 14 law enforcement agencies across…

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Paving the Way Toward Safer Streets: BFF Program Methodology

In the hustle and bustle of Central Florida's diverse landscape, the quest for safer streets has taken center stage with…

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BFF Expands Pedestrian Safety Efforts into Brevard, Marion, & Volusia Counties

In an effort to enhance pedestrian safety and create more walkable communities, the Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety program…

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Crosswalk Success Stories

While many of the pedestrian crosswalks monitored by Best Foot Forward have shown improvement over time, we wanted to give…

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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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