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).
In Orange County, less than 50% of drivers yield to pedestrians, according to data collected from crosswalks monitored by the Best Foot Forward (BFF) program this year. To promote safer streets and protect pedestrians, Best Foot Forward has partnered with Orange County to educate drivers and promote safety for everyone who bikes, walks, and rolls. Recently, our BFF Outreach Team had the privilege to connect with the community at these events:
The mission of the Best Foot Forward program is to lower pedestrian fatalities and injuries by getting more drivers to yield and stop for people in crosswalks, as Florida Law requires.