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…
Amanda Day, project director for Bike/Walk Central Florida, shared the BFF update with the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) this past month where they all celebrated the success and stressed the importance of the BFF mission to encourage drivers to yield and reduce pedestrian crashes by half in five years through education, engineering, enforcement and evaluation. Mayor Linda Chapin, Harry Barley and Virginia Whittington of MetroPlan Orlando, and Lisa Portelli of Winter Park Health Foundation were all in attendance to show their support and smiles.
As for MetroPlan Orlando, the board voted unanimously to continue their financial support of the education, engineering, and enforcement outreach, data analysis and project management of the BFF program. BFF compliments their Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.