City of St. Louis Pedestrian Safety Action Plan - Pedestrian-Safety-Working-Plan.pdf

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City of St. Louis - Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The purpose of the City of St. Louis Pedestrian Safety Action Plan is simple: identify and guide the implementation of actions which reduce pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries in the City of St. Louis.

Vision:
A safe, efficient, and enjoyable environment for pedestrians and cyclists throughout the City of St. Louis

Goal:
Move toward zero roadway deaths

Objectives:

1. Infrastructure:
Reduce frequency and severity of pedestrian crashes by improving the
transportation infrastructure through implementation of strategic safety countermeasures, construction of new pedestrian fac
ilities, and maintenance of existing facilities.

2.
Education/Enforcement:
Reduce the frequency and severity of pedestrian crashes by
changing the behavior of all road users to increase compliance with existing laws through coordinated education and law enforcement efforts.

3.
Livability:
Support sustainability and livability in our community by addressing
pedestrian safety, mobility, and accessibility through transportation infrastructure improvements, facilities, and amenities.

4.
Accountability:
Monitor the progress in reducing the frequency and severity of
pedestrian crashes annually using the Vision, Goal, and Performance Measures to guide policy and program decisions.

MoBikeFed comment: The City of St Louis has recently released this pedestrian safety plan.

Because of its high rate of pedestrian injuries and fatalities, St Louis has been identified as a national focus area for pedestrian safety.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/tougher-crosswalk-law-traffic-s...

See how St Louis stacks up against other areas in Missouri for pedestrian safety here:

http://mobikefed.org/2016/04/which-missouri-county-has-highest-pedestria...

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