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Changing the Way We Record Crash Data Could Save Lives

“Six people, including a child, were injured Friday in a crash in the tourist district of Orange County, officials said,” WKMG news report from May 2019. “Four people were injured after a car crashed into a Casselberry overpass early Tuesday at Red Bug Lake Road and State Road 436,” Orlando Sentinel […]

Commissioner Siplin Hears Rio Grande Resident Concerns

Crossing the street shouldn’t mean taking your life into your own hands. But some Orange County residents feel just that way every time they leave their homes to walk to the store. On May 14, Orange County Commissioner Victoria  Siplin met with some of those people, along with Orange County […]

Distracted Driving a Bigger Risk than Drunk Driving

A new report shows that drivers—distracted by their smartphones are now the biggest threat to safety—ahead of drunk drivers. The road analytics firm Zendrive released the report earlier this month. It’s especially timely, because April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The report analyzed three million anonymous drivers over a […]

Drive Like You Work Here; Yield Because They Work Here

Do you have your orange on today? Across the nation, advocates of work zone safety are wearing the color orange as part of National Work Zone Awareness Week. Go Orange Day is hosted by the District Department of Transportation as part of the week’s events. Each year during NWZAW, public […]

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 […]

Future Leaders Learn What it Takes to Make Cities Walkable

Students from Rollins College got the opportunity to see, first hand, how local transportation engineers and city planners are successfully working to make Central Florida a better place for walkers, bikers and those that take public transit. Through our BFF partnership with Rollins College, these future conservationists, city planners and […]