Pedestrian safety campaign launches

30 people killed while walking in Marion County in 2015

A coalition working to make Indianapolis more pedestrian-friendly unveiled a new safety education campaign today in one of Marion County’s most dangerous areas for walkers.

At the intersection of 34th Street and Moeller Road, WalkWays, which is a partnership of Health by Design, the City of Indianapolis and the Marion …

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Commission votes to adopt pedestrian plan

The Metropolitan Development Commission voted in favor of adopting Indianapolis’ first pedestrian plan as part of the county’s comprehensive plan today.

“This is significant because leaders now have the framework for prioritizing resources and making decisions that will have an impact on making neighborhoods more walkable,” said Kim Irwin, director of Health by Design.

The pedestrian plan is a key …

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Public input needed for Indy’s first pedestrian plan

WalkWays initiative to host open houses

Where should new sidewalks be built? How can we make it easier to cross the street? How can we better connect neighborhoods?

As part of Indianapolis’ first pedestrian plan, the public is invited to a series of open houses to help address questions like these, cast a vision for improved walkability, and provide input …

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Welcome to WalkWays!

Welcome to WalkWays. Please take a look around to learn more about this initiative. We look forward to your input and involvement and hope you will choose to play a role in making it safer and easier to walk throughout Indianapolis and Marion County. Plan to join us on Wednesday, Oct. 21, for a Community Cinema and Pedestrian Plan Open …

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