Thursday, April 2, 2015

Pedestrian Speed Limits Painted On Sidewalks??

If you read the comments that follow the article at the link below, they indicate that it may be an April Fool's joke. It's hard to tell for sure though because I've definitely seen stranger things and all transportation agencies are working hard to promote safety currently.

The article claims that pavements across Britain will be painted with speed limit signs that are visible only when it rains to warn people to slow down on the slick surface. Here's the article if you'd like to check it out.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

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