March Operations Remind Drivers to Stop for Pedestrians While Reports Emphasize the Dangers in Region for People Walking
As two major reports in March again named Central Florida the most dangerous region in…
National rankings means national coverage. Orlando was no exception – from the Washington Post and USA Today to the Huffington Post – reporting the #1 ranking in preventable pedestrian deaths by the Dangerous by Design report.
What was different this time? Best Foot Forward was recognized as the only pedestrian safety coalition in the state – possibly country – of local and county governments, elected officials, police enforcement, public schools, transit, MetroPlan, the Level-One Trauma center, bike shops, non-profits and health foundations – working together with one purpose and in one voice — improve yield rates and cut ped crashes in half in five years. Because of this, BFF was featured on NPR All Things Considered, invited to present to 1,000+ via a Smart Growth America webinar and quoted in state news.