Pedestrian Safety

Crosswalk on a street corner leading to a park

Local Government in Action: Orange County Traffic Engineering Division Works with Residents to Improve Road Safety

When tragedy struck in January 2018 at the intersection of Pershing Ave. and Redditt Road in Orlando, it was a reminder of the importance...

People holding signs that say 'always stop on red'

Orange County Partners with FDOT to Urge Drivers to “Stop on Red”

When Bradenton, Fla. resident Melissa Wandall was nine months pregnant in 2003, her husband was tragically killed by another motorist who was distracted and...

Orange County Steps Up Pedestrian Safety with Walk-Ride-Thrive!

Orange County Steps Up Pedestrian Safety with Walk-Ride-Thrive!

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently launched Walk-Ride-Thrive!, a pedestrian safety initiative that focuses on creating an environment where local residents, businesses and visitors...

Mayor Jacobs with children celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at Orange Fiesta in the Park

Blanchard Park recently hosted the third annual Orange Fiesta in the Park, a family-friendly event hosted by Orange County and the Hispanic Heritage Committee...

Mayor Jacobs with Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts’ Request Prompts New Traffic Signal in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently highlighted the efforts of members of Girl Scouts Junior Troop 967, who had requested the installation of a...

Sustainable Transportation and Pedestrian Safety Discussed in Meadow Woods Community Meeting

Sustainable Transportation and Pedestrian Safety Discussed in Meadow Woods Community Meeting

Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson recently addressed the issue of pedestrian safety and public transportation to a crowd of more than 50 residents in...