What is Pedestrian Awareness Crosswalk Education?

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What is Pedestrian Awareness Crosswalk Education? By Terence Morris, author, PACE TULSA AGS. Mar 23, 2017 5:19 PM. feed-icon-28x28

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What is Crosswalk Education?

I get asked by people whose lives have been affected by a dart-out accident or a crosswalk accident…”What exactly is Pedestrian Awareness Crosswalk Education”?

PACE TULSA AGS, is the brainchild of my “New Walk With The Miraculous.”

What COMMUNITY PROGRAMS contribute to Pedestrian Awareness Crosswalk Education?

  • Children’s Safety Clubs
  • Reduce and Enforce Speed Limits
  • Elementary-Age Child Pedestrian Training
  • Conspicuous Recognition Enhancement
  • Child School Bus Training
  • Targeted Enforcement 8
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Driver Training
  • Impaired Pedestrians: Communications and Outreach
  • Pedestrian Gap Acceptance Training
  • “Sweeper” Patrols of Impaired Pedestrians
  • 7 University Educational Campaign

My interest in Pedestrian Crossings and Public Safety Education is a result of my involvement in a vehicle injury in early 2013.

MY STORY:

One day as I am paused waiting on a crosswalk light to signal me to move forward a huge red pickup truck pulled up to the light at a busy non-automated crosswalk intersection and comes to a complete stop.

While the driver is waiting on the traffic light to turn green he looks at me waiting on the signal light in the pedestrian crossing lane to turn white.

As soon as, I get the go ahead to cross, all of a sudden, he revs up his engine and proceeds forward slamming into both my shins catching both of my legd underneath his pickup truck bumper.

While recovering in therapy I decided to start a foundation for pedestrians who wanted to become more active with public transportation policy in the United States.

THE PACE TULSA NETWORK VISION:

Our Vision 2017 is “To Develop Core Ideological Goals that ‘Impact Peoples’ Lives’ in an Objective Way leading to Firm Commitments; Employable Decisions, and Creative Solutions for Our World.”

Public transportation provides people with mobility and access to employment, community resources, medical care, and recreational opportunities in communities across America. It benefits those who choose to ride, as well as, those who have no other transportation.

Over 90 percent of public assistance recipients do not own a car; and must rely on public transportation.

Public Transit provides a basic mobility service to these persons and to all others without access to a car.

Public transportation is a system of organized travel and should be governed by qualified pedestrians.

Our CONCERNS:

  • There is a lack of understanding about protected pedestrian crosswalk designs?
  • There is a failure of pedestrians to obey pedestrian traffic laws?
  • There is a failure of drivers to look for pedestrians in crosswalks that are unmarked
  • Pedestrian perceptions about walking in dark conditions?
  • Pedestrians & drivers unaware of distractions?
  • A Lack of public safety awareness education online resources.

With all of those concerns being explored and studied our organization has proposed the following solutions to the pedestrian awareness crosswalk education public transportation policy in the United States.
GOALS:

  • Increase awareness about pedestrian safety issues through online implementation.
  • Motivating pedestrians to obey pedestrian traffic laws.
  • Pedestrian traffic control devices (signs, signals, etc.)
  • Encouraging drivers to pay attention and stop for pedestrians
  • Inform Pedestrians about Public Transportation Policy.

If you or someone you know would like to know more about PACE TULSA FOUND or Public Awareness Crosswalk Education please feel free to browse or website and interact by email or comments at any time.

Our best expectations are realized in the ‘spirit of benevolence.’ That is why I’m humbly reaching out to you again for support.

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