PGPD to Participate in the Street Smart Pedestrian Safety Program | Families
The following information was sent to us by Cpl. Larry Johnson:
The Prince George’s County Police Department is partnering with the Council of Governments (COG) and local police agencies to participate in the Street Smart Pedestrian Program.
"The PGPD is working to reduce the number of accidents. We're ramping up our presence on our streets and highways - to not only inform residents of the pedestrian rules of the roads, but to also enforce those rules,” said Chief of Police Mark Magaw.
There will be a county-wide educational effort on March 21, 2012 between 12-1 p.m. at the Auto Zone,1537 University Boulevard, where officers will be disseminating educational flyers about pedestrian safety. The following Wednesday, there will be another news conference and enforcement effort in which citations for violations will be issued. Details of that news conference are forthcoming.
Pedestrian Safety Progam Locations
(12 p.m. – 1 p.m.)
• 1537 University Blvd.
• Kenilworth Avenue (between Riverdale Rd. and Kennedy St.)
• 8800 block of Greenbelt Rd.
• Marlboro Pike and Silver Hill Rd.
• Pennsylvania Avenue (between Donnell Dr. and Walters Lane)
• 6100 block of Oxon Hill Rd.
• 8700 block of Woodyard Rd.
• 4 Roads (9000 Blk of Old Branch Avenue at Brandywine Road and Woodyard Road at Piscataway Road )
• Route 1 and Contee Rd.
• Route 197 and Contee Rd.