Action Objectives<br />Raise awareness regarding the right of way of pedestrians<br />Reduce collisions and injuries<br />Raise public awareness and generate positive media attention<br />Create safe streets for everyone.<br />
Personnel<br />One model pedestrian (WPC staff)<br />One to two volunteer spotters<br />One data recorder<br />One videographer / photographer <br />
Equipment<br /><ul><li>Orange cones will mark boundaries for vehicle stopping distances
Clipboards with data sheets will be provided to record needed information for later reporting
Whenever available, photo or video camera usage will provide added documentation</li></li></ul><li>Preparation<br />Most, but not all, crossing actions will be during daylight hours<br />Marked and unmarked crossings <br />The decoy will use due care and observe stopping<br />One cone will be placed at the crosswalk and another will be placed at the beginning of the measured stopping distance<br />The spotter will be in a position to observe<br />
Operation<br />Decoy - cross back and forth in the crosswalk, when safe to do so.<br />Spotter(s) - note the vehicle description, license plate #, violation & lane position.<br />When possible, a photo or video camera will capture the vehicle’s movement and ID<br />Time length - 2 to 2.5 hrs<br />
Your Mission<br />Should You Choose to Accept It<br />
Spotter<br />Job: Note the vehicle description, license plate #, violation & lane position. When possible, a photo or video camera will capture the vehicle’s movement and identification on “film.”<br />Requirements: Quick, legible handwriting and/or eyesight.<br />
Outreach<br />Job: Take outreach materials to local shop owners near future crosswalk action and answer any questions they may have.<br />Requirements: Like talking to people.<br />
Thank You<br />We Deeply Appreciate Your Work<br />
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