City of Orlando

BFF teams up with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to help educate, interact

Best Foot Forward joined with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and other organizations to help make The City Beautiful one of the best places to live. The Mayor’s Annual Neighborhood and Community Summit is a one-day training event to bring together residents, community leaders, city staff and elected officials. People can […]

Reaching out to Drivers in their Space

Earlier this month, Amanda Day, Executive Director of Bike/Walk Central Florida took to the radio waves to help educate people about pedestrian and bicycle safety. She interviewed with Cox Media Radio here in Orlando to discuss the importance of the newly released Dangerous by Design report and how we can […]

Data Collection… Saves Lives?

Did you know that throughout the year, we are monitoring certain local crosswalks, and tracking just how many drivers stop for pedestrians crossing the street? In preparation for our next enforcement event, Operation BFF, we sent out a team of data collectors this week to observe and measure driver and […]

Team Explores Central Florida On Foot, Via Public Transit

Sometimes, you just need a brain break, especially during a busy week. A couple of Bike/Walk Central Florida team members recently snuck away from their desks to explore some of Central Florida’s transit options (all in the name of research, of course).  First, the duo headed to the Winter Park […]

Orlando area police officers train in pedestrian/bicycle safety law enforcement

Orlando Police Department (OPD) hosted four “FDOT Alert Today Alive Tomorrow Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Enforcement: Laws, Procedures and Best Practices” training classes.  The classes are being presented throughout Florida by the Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) on FDOT’s behalf.  OPD invited BFF to share law enforcement’s part in […]

New trail to link Lake Underhill Path to Downtown Orlando

For someone biking, there aren’t many things more enticing than a great network of bicycle trails, which offer a safe haven for those traveling on two wheels. Last October, the City of Orlando proposed the Orlando Bicycle Beltway, an 8.5-mile loop from downtown Orlando to the Fashion Square/Colonial area and […]