Topics in Episode 88:
The Maryland Highway Safety Office promotes a "targeted crosswalk enforcement detail" in Silver Spring, Maryland. The decoy pedestrians are from the Montgomery County police.
In Charleston, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League has helped pass legislation relaxing school acreage requirements.
Transportation Alternatives has been advocating for pedestrians and bicyclists in Brooklyn, New York.
The Targeted Crosswalk Enforcement Detail, also know as the Crosswalk Sting, is one of the most effective law enforcement tools for pedestrian safety. At this crosswalk in Silver Spring, Maryland, a police officer in an orange t-shirt is the decoy pedestrian. The car speeding by him will be pulled over by uniformed officers at the next corner and ticketed.