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  • Alert Today Florida at the Dolphin Cycling Challenge
  • Every Life Counts, be aware of pedestrians and bicycles on the road!
  • The Alert Today Florida team distributing safety information and prizes at the University of South Florida, Tampa
  • Alert Today Florida team during the Tampa Bay Lightning Game
  • April Is Distracted Driver Awareness Month
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Florida Public Opinion Survey for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

USDOT Secretary Foxx launched the Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets on February 12, 2015, calling on elected officials across the country to take significant action to improve safety for bicyclists and pedestrians of all ages and abilities over the next year.
On Apr. 29 & 30, 2015, the Coalition held its quarterly meeting on the campus of USF in Tampa, hosted by the Center for Urban Transportation Research
The First Coast Kids Triathlon was run on May 2 & 3 at Everbank Field in beautiful, downtown Jacksonville and became the first triathlon ever to finish inside an NFL stadium.
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Discover Your Role

Everyday in our journey we come in contact with hundreds of people and each one is someone’s son, daughter, wife, husband, father or mother. In this journey, we have our roles. May we never forget the critical role we play in ensuring their safety. When we know our roles and take actions, we can make a difference in pedestrian and bicycle safety.

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Freedom Ride II 2015

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Join more than a thousand cyclists from all over Florida, including military veterans and their families for the Homestead Speedway Freedom Ride II 2015.

This coming October 25 Everglades Bicycle Club will be organizing a one of a kind experience for road cyclists that includes wounded veterans on hand-cycles, riding along able-bodied cyclists in benefit of The Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

Check out the video below for a glimpse of last year’s event!

For more information, pictures and updates on the event visit Everglades Bicycle Club

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The Florida Department of Transportation Office of Policy Planning is currently working with partners across the state to develop the new Florida Transportation Plan/Strategic Intermodal System Policy Plan.

Several regional workshops have been scheduled to get input on state, regional, and local transportation policy that will support long term transportation needs.

If you are in the area and available, please take advantage of the opportunity to share in the discussion. Workshops are scheduled for:

  • Lake City (6/22)
  • Ft. Myers (6/23)
  • Ft. Lauderdale (6/24)
  • The Villages (6/25)

More information and details on the workshops can be found in the website:

Additional workshops will be announced soon and are planned for Miami, Tampa, Vero Beach, and Panama City later this summer.

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2015 Florida School Crossing Guard Summit


May 7, 2015 was the first ever Florida School Crossing Guard Summit. Crossing guard program coordinators, trainers, guards, law enforcement, and school traffic safety program leaders from around the state gathered at the FDOT Turnpike Headquarters at the Turkey Lake Service Plaza in Ocoee for a day learning and networking.

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Webinar: Mayor's Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets from America Walks

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On May 22, 2015 America Walks held the webinar, “Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets.” This webinar is part of the “Take Action at the Local Level” webinar series that calls upon individuals to build community and institutional support for walkable design.

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Alert Today Alive Tomorrow


As part of the FDOT Initiative, the “Alert Today Alive Tomorrow” campaign is being presented via TV, radio, social media, transit advertising, local education, and enforcement activities. The message that “Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident” is a reminder for all roadway users to pay attention and follow the rules of the road.