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WalkWise Florida Educating Longboat Key Residents on New Crosswalks

WalkWise Florida Educating Longboat Key Residents on New Crosswalks

Safety for walkers and bicyclists is such a problem in Longboat Key, that the mayor is pushing for more education to bring residents up to speed on crosswalk use. Walkwise Florida is spending the next 3 Tuesdays in April educating emergency responders and residents. Please watch the WWSB

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WalkWise in the News: Bay News 9 Shout Out

WalkWise was recently recognized by Bay News 9 for helping to reduce pedestrian fatalities in Florida   http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2014/3/7/walkwise_programs_wo.html

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“Key to Safety” Crossword Answers

ACROSS 6. Always be ALERT when walking. 7. Know your SURROUNDINGS. 9. Cross when you see the WALK signal DOWN 1. Wear REFLECTIVE Clothing at night 2. Walk without distraction, don’t TEXT. 3. Walk FACING traffic 4. Cross at these. CROSSWALKS 5. Drinking ALCOHOL and walking can be a dangerous mix 8. Look left, RIGHT,

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WalkWise in the News – “Key to Safety”

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce partnered together recently to distribute pedestrian safety key cards to hotel guests along Gulf Blvd. Here are the resulting news stories: WFLA News Channel 8 Tampa:  http://www.wfla.com/story/23446482/program-aims-to-reduce-pedestrian-accidents

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Gulf Blvd. Safety Card Inserts Distributed

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce partnered together recently to distribute pedestrian safety key cards to hotel guests along Gulf Blvd.  The card insert is the same size as a room key which

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WalkWise Tampa Bay targets Pinellas County with educational presentations during 2013

WalkWise Tampa Bay is conducting a targeted campaign to Pinellas County residents during 2013.  To book a presentation, contact Julie Bond at bond@cutr.usf.edu or 813.974.9799. 

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Please join us at this exciting event! Visit with local partners from City of Madeira Beach, PSTA, Pinellas County MPO, FDOT, Big C, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, WalkWise Tampa Bay and more. .

Contact Julie Bond, bond@cutr.usf.edu for further information.

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WalkWise in the News

TAMPA —  by Chuck Henson, Bay News 9 The State of Florida has double the national average in the number of pedestrian fatalities. A new program by the D.O.T. And USF hopes to put an end to that statistic. Kris Carson, a spokesperson for the Florida Department

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WalkWise Presentations Take the Stage

The WalkWise team is busy making presentations throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas Counties.  Recently, WalkWise Ambassador, Jason Jackman visited the Wiamauma and Ruskin Senior Centers.  The attendees enjoyed learning about Pedestrian Safety and they were excited to receive their free reflective bags.  The presentation is available to

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