Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Tips

  • Cross at corners and intersections.
  • Use marked crosswalks where available.
  • Before crossing look left, right, then left again
  • Use the pedestrian buttons and begin crossing the street on the “Walk” signal.
  • Be visible at night and in inclement weather… wear something bright or reflective!
  • Watch out for vehicles turning right on red.
  • Use sidewalks or walk facing traffic where there are no sidewalks.
  • When stepping off a bus, allow it to proceed before crossing to ensure a clear sight line.
  • Walk sober.
  • Eliminate all distractions.

Driver Safety Tips

  • Stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks and yield the right of way at intersections.
  • Slow down and obey the posted speed limit.
  • Stop and look for pedestrians and bicyclists before turning right on red.
  • Be careful when passing vehicles stopped at or adjacent to crosswalks and intersections.
  • Do not block or park in crosswalks.
  • Take extra care around buses.
  • Allow three feet when passing bicyclists.
  • Eliminate all distractions.
  • Driver sober.