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2021 Street Transportation Department Year End Reviewhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2189Street Transportation12/23/2021 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2189/cool pavement image newsroom crop.jpg2021 Street Transportation Department Year End Review<div class="ExternalClass7267561598714EEDA0810A52893F38A5"><html> <p>The Phoenix Street Transportation Department's mission is to provide for the safe, efficient, and convenient movement of people and goods within the city, and to support citywide infrastructure to improve quality of life for Phoenix residents.<br></p><p>The efforts of department staff during 2021 held true to that mission, as shown through the completion of significant projects and facilitation of impactful initiatives. These are the major highlights from the 2021 calendar year.</p><p><strong>Paving Season</strong> <br>The annual paving season began in March, when 55th Avenue received mill and overlay from Pinnacle Peak to Happy Valley Road. The season ended in November, with the completion of Grant Street from I-17 to 19th Avenue. In all, 518 miles of city roadway received paving treatments in 2021. That number includes all work completed as part of the city's <a target="_blank" href="/streets/accelerated-pavement-maintenance-program">Accelerated Pavement Maintenance Program</a>. </p><p>Breakdown of pavement treatment projects:</p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Major streets</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li>64 miles paved (mill and overlay)</li><li>45 miles treated with other pavement preservation (fog seal, fractured aggregate surface treatment, micro or slurry seal)</li><li>87 miles crack sealed</li></ul><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Local streets</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li>21 miles paved (mill and overlay)</li><li>220 miles treated with other pavement preservation (fog seal, fractured aggregate surface treatment, micro or slurry seal)</li><li>81 miles crack sealed</li></ul><p>Additionally, 3,724 pedestrian ramps were upgraded to current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and to meet federal requirements.</p><p><strong>Accelerated Pavement Maintenance Program</strong><br> During August 2021, the <a target="_blank" href="/streets/accelerated-pavement-maintenance-program">Accelerated Pavement Maintenance Program</a> celebrated the completion of more than 500 miles of paving since its inception in 2019. In 2018, City Council authorized $200 million in <a href="/t2050" target="_blank">Transportation 2050</a> (T2050) funding over five years to accelerate pavement maintenance. </p><p><strong>Cool Pavement Program</strong><br> In October, the next phase of the city's <a target="_blank" href="/streets/coolpavement">Cool Pavement Program</a> began as work crews started <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2113" target="_blank">applying a cool pavement seal coat to neighborhood streets within the boundary of 19th and 15th avenues between Broadway and Roeser roads in South Phoenix</a>. <br></p><p>This next round of the ongoing program and study will analyze two new asphalt coatings that have higher reflective values than the material applied to nine select citywide sites in 2020. One coating is the same light gray color and the other is a darker gray. City staff and researchers from Arizona State University also will analyze the durability of the coating during this next phase. </p><p>In September, <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2064">the results of the first year of the program and study were announced</a>, which showed that the average surface temperature in test locations is 10.5 to 12 degrees Fahrenheit lower than traditional asphalt at noon and during the afternoon hours, and that surface temperatures at sunrise averaged 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower.  </p><p><strong>7th Street Bridge Over the Rio Salado</strong><br> After an expedited six-month repair and reconstruction project, the <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2043">7th Street bridge reopened on August 28</a>. Following a gas utility line fire, the bridge, and city trails under the bridge, had been closed since February 28. Approximately 40 percent of the structure was damaged and needed to be demolished and rebuilt. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Df6hJw4RQxU">Watch a time-lapse video of the demolition and reconstruction project</a></p><p>Interesting project facts:</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li>20 new rebar-reinforced concrete girders were installed, each weighing 191,000 pounds</li><li>Repouring of the driving surface required 705 tons of concrete</li><li>The bridge deck was poured on August 6, requiring a convoy of more than 80 concrete trucks</li><li>Handrails along the entire bridge were replaced and updated to meet current safety standards</li><li>The new portion of the bridge has a 75-year lifespan</li></ul><p><strong>3rd and 5th Avenues Improvement Project</strong><br> Finished in phases throughout the year and fully realized on November 23, the <a target="_blank" href="/streets/3rdAnd5thAvenues">3rd and 5th Avenues Improvement Project</a> added upgraded and safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on both roadways between Washington Street and McDowell Road. </p><p>The project also improved traffic circulation around the downtown area by converting both roads from one-way to two-way traffic between Washington and Roosevelt streets. Other improvements included upgraded traffic signals, landscaping enhancements, the addition of shade structures, and new pavement and roadway striping.​ <br></p><p><a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2167" target="_blank">The project also features the city's first two-way protected bicycle lane that runs along 3rd Avenue from Roosevelt Street to McDowell Road</a>. A <a target="_blank" href="/streets/3rdAnd5thAvenuesNorth">future project</a> on 3rd and 5th avenues north of McDowell Road, currently in the planning phase, will continue the two-way protected bike lanes up to Thomas Road.</p><p><strong>Road Safety Action Plan</strong><br> To improve safety for all users of Phoenix's roadways, the department is developing a <a target="_blank" href="/streets/roadsafety">Road Safety Action Plan</a>. In November, the community engagement phase of that process began with a citywide virtual public meeting. Community input is integral to the formation of the plan, and through February 2022 residents are encouraged to participate in an <a target="_blank" href="https://live.metroquestsurvey.com/?u=kq5n5y#%21/?p=web">online interactive survey</a>. </p><p>The <a target="_blank" href="/streets/roadsafety">Road Safety Action Plan</a> will address these key priorities:</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li>Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of data and current conditions</li><li>Establish a clear vision and mission to unite residents, stakeholders and staff across multiple city departments with a common goal</li><li>Determine a High Injury Network (HIN) that identifies problem locations and helps determine solutions and prioritization</li><li>Provide inclusive public engagement in the planning process</li><li>Create new and modernize existing safety evaluation tools</li><li>Provide a system of recommendations that respond to data and public input, and connect to the 4 E's of Traffic Safety: Evaluation, Engineering, Enforcement, Education</li></ul><p><strong>Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet – Always Stop on Red!</strong><br> In November, the department's Pedestrian Safety section debuted a new public service announcement, titled <a target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/LYMtwQWUvFw">“Always Stop on Red!"</a>. It was created in collaboration with PHXTV and is the second video safety message as part of the department's <a target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/IhltzXheEsI">“Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet"</a> series. </p><p><strong>HAWK Pedestrian Signal Crossings</strong><br> The department installed its 70th HAWK pedestrian signal crossing in December at 7th Avenue and Cocopah Street. A <strong>H</strong>igh-intensity <strong>A</strong>ctivated cross<strong>W</strong>al<strong>K</strong> (HAWK) signal is a traffic control device that helps facilitate the safe flow of pedestrians and bicyclists. </p><p>Throughout 2021, the department activated four HAWKs citywide:</p><ul dir="" class="" style=""><li>7th Street and the Highline Canal (No. 67)</li><li>3rd Avenue and Latham Street (No. 68)</li><li>7th Avenue south of Buckeye Road (No. 69)</li><li>7th Avenue and Cocopah Street (No. 70)​​<br></li></ul></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets
3rd and 5th Ave. Improvements Ribbon-Cutting Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2170Street Transportation12/10/2021 11:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/aNH6YI1Xh7M3rd and 5th Ave. Improvements Ribbon-Cutting Event<div class="ExternalClass2907F13AEF244A8587CD62B59724C496"><html> <p>​Phoenix District 7 Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari joined community members and city staff on Friday morning to celebrate the recent completion of the <a target="_blank" href="/streets/3rdAnd5thAvenues">3rd and 5th Avenues Improvement Project​</a>.</p> <p> READ MORE: <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2167">Phoenix Celebrates Completion of 3rd and 5th Ave. Improvements</a><br></p> <p>The group gathered near 3rd Avenue and Latham Street to hear remarks from the Councilwoman and Street Transportation Department Director Kini Knudson, and participate in a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the city's first two-way protected bicycle lane that runs along 3rd Avenue from Roosevelt Street to McDowell Road. Many of those in attendance rode their bikes to the event.​<br></p> <p>Finished in phases throughout 2021 and fully realized on November 23, the project added improved and safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on both 3rd and 5th Avenues between Washington Street and McDowell Road. The project also improved traffic circulation around the downtown area by converting both roadways from one-way to two-way traffic between Washington and Roosevelt streets. Other improvements along both streets include upgraded traffic signals, landscaping enhancements, the addition of shade structures, and new pavement and roadway striping.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsVideostreet-transportationStreets
Phoenix Celebrates Completion of 3rd and 5th Ave. Improvementshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2167Street Transportation12/10/2021 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2167/3rd Avenue two-way bike lane ribbon cutting.jpgPhoenix Celebrates Completion of 3rd and 5th Ave. Improvements<div class="ExternalClass01AABF17C4B0437C84702D27761F814C"><html> <p>​Phoenix District 7 Councilwoman Yassamin Ansari joined community members and city staff on Friday morning to celebrate the recent completion of the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.phoenix.gov/streets/3rdAnd5thAvenues">3rd and 5th Avenues Improvement Project</a>.<br></p><p>WATCH: <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2170" target="_blank">3rd and 5th Avenues Improvements Ribbon-Cutting Event​</a><br></p> <p>The group gathered near 3rd Avenue and Latham Street to hear remarks from the Councilwoman and Street Transportation Department Director Kini Knudson, and participate in a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the city's first two-way protected bicycle lane that runs along 3rd Avenue from Roosevelt Street to McDowell Road. Many of those in attendance rode their bikes to the event. <br></p> <p>“It is an exciting day to celebrate completion of this impactful project," Councilwoman Ansari said. “It is very important for the city to continue to create safer micromobility options like this that encourage residents to walk and ride bikes, and reduce the number of cars on the roads. That is how we'll meet the city's climate and sustainability goals." <br></p> <p>Finished in phases throughout 2021 and fully realized on November 23, the project added improved and safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on both 3rd and 5th Avenues between Washington Street and McDowell Road. The project also improved traffic circulation around the downtown area by converting both roadways from one-way to two-way traffic between Washington and Roosevelt streets. Other improvements along both streets include upgraded traffic signals, landscaping enhancements, the addition of shade structures, and new pavement and roadway striping. </p> <p>Community input and engagement helped the city's Street Transportation Department design a project that recognizes and meets the changing needs of downtown road users. The public engagement phase of the project began in 2016 with a three-day, open-house style workshop at which residents could provide feedback. Construction officially began in mid-2020.</p> <p>A <a target="_blank" href="http://www.phoenix.gov/streets/3rdAnd5thAvenuesNorth">future project</a> on 3rd and 5th Avenues north of McDowell Road, currently in the planning phase, will continue the two-way protected bike lanes up to Thomas Road. Community engagement for that project will continue in early 2022 with another virtual public meeting. </p> <p>Additionally, the city also is looking at options to improve bicycle safety on the other side of downtown along Fillmore Street between Central Avenue and 7th Street. A public input process for that project will begin on December 14, with <a target="_blank" href="/streets/fillmore">a virtual public meeting scheduled for 6 p.m.</a> </p> <p>To improve safety for all users of Phoenix's roadways, the Street Transportation Department is developing a <a target="_blank" href="/streets/roadsafety">Road Safety Action Plan</a> and is currently facilitating the public engagement phase of that process. Community members are encouraged to provide input that will help shape the plan by taking an <a target="_blank" href="https://live.metroquestsurvey.com/?u=kq5n5y#%21/?p=web">online interactive survey</a> that is available in English and Spanish.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets
Phoenix Awarded Funding for Bike-to-School, Pedestrian Safety Initiativeshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2157Street Transportation12/2/2021 11:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2157/school cross walk.jpgPhoenix Awarded Funding for Bike-to-School, Pedestrian Safety Initiatives<div class="ExternalClassC4382E50E2EF460A9C3D098C77AB90E1"><html> <p>​The <a href="https://gohs.az.gov/" target="_blank">Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety</a> recently awarded $25,000 to the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department to support its on-going bicycle and pedestrian safety programs.<br></p><p>The funding will be used to purchase bicycle helmets for students that participate in the city's annual bike-to-school events, as well as LED stop sign paddles for crossing guards stationed at high-traffic locations citywide.</p><p>"The safety of the community is a top priority and is part of the department's mission statement," Pedestrian Safety Coordinator Mailen Pankiewicz said. "We're grateful and excited to receive this support from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. It will help us continue to provide safety education to elementary school students, who are the youngest and newest users of Phoenix streets."</p><p>Additional resources about bicycle and pedestrian safety issues and programs are available on the Street Transportation Department's <a href="/streets/safety-topics" target="_blank">Safety Topics webpage</a>.</p><p>To improve safety for all users of Phoenix's roadways, the department is developing a <a href="/streets/roadsafety" target="_blank">Road Safety Action Plan</a> and is currently facilitating the public engagement phase of that process. Community members are encouraged to provide input that will help shape the plan by taking an <a href="https://live.metroquestsurvey.com/?u=kq5n5y#%21/?p=web&pm=dynamic&s=1&popup=WTD" target="_blank">online interactive survey</a> that is available in English and Spanish.​​</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets
Cool Pavement Program Updatehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2131Street Transportation11/1/2021 8:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/cHOCy83thBkCool Pavement Program Update<div class="ExternalClass717845CB0DAE4E68AB30C6720FD1DCB6"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Following the application of a cool pavement seal coat in nine locations citywide in 2020, the <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2113" target="_blank">next phase of the Phoenix Street Transportation Department's Cool Pavement Program began in fall 2021</a>. </p> <p>In October, two different formulas with higher reflective values were applied to neighborhood streets within the boundary of 19th and 15th avenues between Broadway and Roeser​ roads in South Phoenix​.<br></p><p>This next round of the ongoing program and study will analyze those new coatings that have higher reflective values than the material applied in 2020. One coating is the same light gray color and the other is a darker gray. City staff and researchers also will analyze the durability of the coating during this next phase. <br></p><p>In September 2021, the <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2064" target="_blank">results of the first year of the program and study were announced</a>, which showed that the average surface temperature in test locations is 10.5 to 12 degrees Fahrenheit lower than traditional asphalt at noon and during the afternoon hours, and that surface temperatures at sunrise averaged 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower.<br></p> <p>To learn more about Cool Pavement in Phoenix or view the results of the first year of scientific testing, visit <a href="/streets/coolpavement" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/Streets/CoolPavement</a>.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsVideostreet-transportationStreets
“Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet" this Halloweenhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2124Street Transportation10/29/2021 8:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2124/Halloween Newsroom.jpg“Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet" this Halloween<div class="ExternalClassC463D76CD4B7468C8813B53700960DBF"><html> <p>​Thousands of trick-or-treaters are expected to take to neighborhoods citywide on Sunday to celebrate Halloween. After being limited in many communities in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's trick-or-treat activity is expected to be as busy as ever. In advance of the weekend, the Phoenix Street Transportation Department reminds residents of important guidelines that will help them enjoy a fun and safe holiday.</p><p>Watch the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhltzXheEsI" target="_blank">Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet PSA</a><br></p><p><strong>Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers and Trick-or-Treaters</strong><br></p> <ul style="list-style-type:disc;"> <li><p>Drivers should always watch for people crossing the street, especially near intersections and crosswalks </p></li> <li><p>Stop your vehicle well before a crosswalk to allow plenty of space for those crossing and help other motorists see them, and never pass a car stopped at a crosswalk</p></li> <li><p>Obey the speed limit so it is easier to watch for pedestrians or bicyclists</p></li> <li><p>Trick-or-treaters should stay on sidewalks and in well-lit areas where possible</p></li> <li><p>Trick-or-treaters should remain visible when walking and always cross at an intersection or crosswalk</p></li> <li><p>Always look both ways before crossing the street</p></li> <li><p>Carry a flashlight or glowstick, or wear reflective clothing when walking at night<br></p></li> </ul> <p>Encourage your trick-or-treater to learn more safety guidelines in a fun way! Download the city's <a href="/streetssite/Documents/HeadsUp_Pedestrian_Safety_Activity_Book.pdf" target="_blank">Pedestrian Safety Activity Book</a>, which also is available in <a href="/streetssite/Documents/HeadsUp_Pedestrian_Safety_activity_Book_SP.pdf" target="_blank">Spanish</a>.<br></p> <p>Don't forget, <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2087" target="_blank">October is National Pedestrian Safety Month​</a> and the Phoenix Street Transportation Department has been sharing via its <a href="https://twitter.com/StreetsPHX" target="_blank">Twitter</a> account tips, guidelines and other resources that explain how everyone can work together to create a safe roadway environment this month, and year-round. ​​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets
Next Phase of Cool Pavement Program Beginshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2113Street Transportation10/20/2021 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2113/Cool_Pavement_Mayor_Gallego.JPGNext Phase of Cool Pavement Program Begins<div class="ExternalClass88F5D72A50CA4990974B2D5D8B2EF602"><html> <p>​Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined city staff and researchers from Arizona State University on Wednesday to announce and demonstrate the next phase of the city's <a href="/streets/coolpavement" target="_blank">Cool Pavement Program</a>, which began in 2020.</p><p>WATCH: <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2131" target="_blank">Cool Pavement Program Update</a><br></p> <p> This week, pavement rehabilitation crews began applying a cool pavement seal coat to neighborhood streets within the boundary of 19th and 15th avenues between Broadway and Roeser​ roads in South Phoenix. <br></p> <p> During Wednesday's event, Mayor Gallego, Phoenix Street Transportation Department Director Kini Knudson, and Office of Heat Response and Mitigation Director David Hondula provided remarks to the media and showcased the application process taking place near 15th and Atlanta avenues. <br></p> <p> This next round of the ongoing program and study will analyze two new asphalt coatings that have higher reflective values than the material applied to nine select citywide sites last year. One coating is the same light gray color and the other is a darker gray. City staff and researchers also will analyze the durability of the coating during this next phase.  </p> <p> Last month, the <a href="/newsroom/street-transportation/2064" target="_blank">results of the first year of the program and study were announced</a>, which showed that the average surface temperature in test locations is 10.5 to 12 degrees Fahrenheit lower than traditional asphalt at noon and during the afternoon hours, and that surface temperatures at sunrise averaged 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower.   </p> <p> <a href="/streetssite/Documents/Phoenix%20Cool%20Pavement%20Exec%20Summary_091420213.pdf" target="_blank">Read the Executive Summary of Arizona State University's scientific study (PDF)</a> </p> <p> In 2020, the city selected portions of eight neighborhoods, one in each City Council district and part of the parking lot in Esteban Park, to receive the cool pavement treatment. The asphalt coating was applied to areas already in need of a pavement seal coat. The city then partnered with ASU researchers to conduct scientific tests of the cool paved areas, studying how it performed and how it might be used to mitigate the urban heat island effect. </p> <p> Asphalt collects and retains heat during the day and releases it at night. Phoenix is among several cities that are experiencing the urban heat island effect, particularly overnight, due to the retention of heat within the built environment. Higher nighttime temperatures lead to more energy consumption, more greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and other harmful effects. <br></p> <p> To learn more about Phoenix's Cool Pavement Program, visit <a href="/streets/coolpavement" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/Streets/CoolPavement</a>.​ </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets
October is National Pedestrian Safety Monthhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/street-transportation/2087Street Transportation10/1/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2087/Newsroom_Streets_001.jpgOctober is National Pedestrian Safety Month<div class="ExternalClassCE9552603157462B8A7694197580A1AE"><html> <p>The month of October has been designated by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as National Pedestrian Safety Month.<br></p><p>The Phoenix Street Transportation Department will join organizations nationwide in this month's effort to increase awareness about pedestrian safety, and remind people driving or walking that staying safe is a shared responsibility.<br></p><p>Community members are encouraged to follow the department's Twitter account for tips, guidelines and other resources that explain how everyone can work together to create a safe roadway environment this October, and throughout the year.<br></p><p>According to NHTSA data, from September to February more than 30 percent of pedestrian fatalities occur between 6 and 9 p.m. That trend coincides with the time of year when it starts to get darker earlier in the evening, as well as when the weather in the Phoenix area cools down and more people head outside to exercise and participate in other activities.<br></p><p>At some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian. Keep the tips below top of mind during National Pedestrian Safety Month and every month.<br></p><p><strong>Driving Safety Tips</strong></p><div><ul><li><p>Look out for people walking and using mobility devices everywhere, at all times. Use extra caution when driving in hard-to-see conditions, such as nighttime or bad weather.<br></p></li><li><p>Slow down and be prepared to stop when turning or otherwise entering a crosswalk. And, never pass vehicles stopped at a crosswalk. There may be people crossing that you can't see.<br></p></li><li><p>Yield to people in crosswalks, and stop well back from the crosswalk to give other vehicles an opportunity to see and stop for the crossing pedestrians.<br></p></li><li><p>Drive your vehicle responsibly: always follow the posted speed limit.<br></p></li><li><p>Be extra cautious when backing up – always look for people behind you.​<br></p></li></ul></div><p><strong>Walking Safety Tips</strong></p><div><ul><li><p>Walk on sidewalks whenever they are available. If one isn't available, walk facing traffic and as far from traffic as possible.<br></p></li><li><p>Keep alert at all times. Don't be distracted by electronic devices that take your eyes (or ears) off the road.<br></p></li><li><p>Whenever possible, cross streets at crosswalks or intersections, where drivers expect pedestrians, and look for cars in all directions, including those turning. If neither are available, locate a well-lit area where you have the best view of traffic. Wait for a gap in traffic that allows enough time to cross safely and watch for traffic as you cross.<br></p></li><li><p>Be mindful of reduced visibility at night time. A flashlight or reflective clothing greatly increases visibility when walking at night.<br></p></li><li><p>Watch for cars entering or exiting driveways, or backing up in parking lots.<br></p></li></ul></div><p>Additional pedestrian safety guidelines and resources can be found by visiting <a href="https://www.nhtsa.gov/" target="_blank">NHTSA.gov</a> or <a href="/Streets" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/Streets</a>. <br></p><p>Check out the <a href="/streets/headsup" target="_blank">City of Phoenix's Heads Up!</a> campaign for learning materials like the downloadable <a href="/streetssite/Documents/HeadsUp_Pedestrian_Safety_Activity_Book.pdf" target="_blank">pedestrian safety activity book​</a>, which is also available in <a href="/streetssite/Documents/HeadsUp_Pedestrian_Safety_activity_Book_SP.pdf" target="_blank">Spanish</a>; also, stream the<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhltzXheEsI&feature=emb_title" target="_blank"> Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet PSA</a>.  <br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/streetsNewsstreet-transportationStreets

 

 

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