Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768


Tag Archives: Pedestrian Safety Campaign

HAWK Signals Can Improve Pedestrian Safety

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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Have you heard of HAWK signals?  Not many folks have, but they are a proven way to protect pedestrians while keeping traffic flowing. A HAWK signal (High-Intensity Activated crossWalK beacon) is installed at pedestrian crossings and stops road traffic only as needed.

In a study of HAWK signals in Tucson, Arizona, there was a 29 percent reduction in total crashes and a 69 percent reduction in pedestrian crashes.…

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Tell us how to make the Pike district more walkable

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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Will you take our Pedestrian Safety Campaign survey? It’s only ten questions and your input will help us determine what pedestrian improvements we’ll fight for. Where are the problem areas in the White Flint area? What would make it easier and safer to walk around the Pike District? 

Click here to take the short but important Pedestrian Safety Campaign.

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