Crossing the street in the most dangerous region for pedestrians can be a bit scary. Now close your eyes and imagine you are blind and need to cross the street. This Friday, Central Floridians are invited to put on a blindfold and experience firsthand how challenging it feels to cross […]
Tag: Best Foot Forward
“We use the word ‘coalition’ here today, because we have an army of people working on this problem from all angles.” (Gary Huttmann, CEO, MetroPlan Orlando) “If you look around this room, you’ll find a group of passionate, dedicated people.” (Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County) “Our staff has been eagerly […]
Fox 35’s Sydney Cameron reports from September’s Operation Best Foot Forward and interviews Katie Clarke.
Fox 35 interviews Best Foot Forward’s Katie Clarke and an Orlando resident about driver yield law and the importance of crosswalk safety.
WFTV interviews Amanda Day about Operation Best Foot Forward during the September enforcement on Rio Grande Avenue.
The message of pedestrian safety and Florida’s driver yield law is spreading. 17 new partners including Seminole County, six cities, their respective law enforcement, Seminole Public Schools, Seminole crossing guards, the local health department and more are joining Best Foot Forward. Seminole County’s 17 new partners will join 21 existing […]
Last week Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies hit the streets for Operation Best Foot Forward. Their goal: to raise drivers’ awareness about Florida law, which requires drivers to yield or stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks. How Operation BFF works: Before an operation, […]
WESH’s Hadas Brown interviews a local resident during Operation BFF at Edgewater Dr. and Shady Lane Dr. on September 18, 2019. 8:05 a.m.
WESH’s Hadas Brown interviews Sgt. John Keefe of Orlando Police Department during Operation BFF at Edgewater Dr. and Shady Lane Dr. on September 18, 2019. 7:35 a.m.