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Pedestrian Safety

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces First Ever Comprehensive ‘Pedestrian Safety Action Plan’

FHWA 27-20
Contact:  Neil Gaffney
Tel.: 202-366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today released the first-of-its-kind Pedestrian Safety Action Plan. This effort is being overseen by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Nicole R. Nason and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Deputy Administrator James Owens, with the goal of reducing...

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Summit on Pedestrian Safety – Virtual Series

FHWA 13-20
Contact: Neil Gaffney
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Safety advocates will join federal and state transportation agencies today when the U.S. Department of Transportation launches a virtual safety summit with the first of three webinars to discuss ways to reduce pedestrian fatalities on the nation’s roadways.

“This virtual summit will share important information on how everyone can work together to reduce pedestrian fatalities,” said U.S....