News Tagged With: pedestrian
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July 5, 2011

TriMet kicks off light rail bridge construction

Will be the first cable-stayed bridge for the region, extending 1,720 feet over the Willamette River. It is the first of its kind, carrying light rail, buses, bikes, pedestrians and a future Portland Streetcar extension, but no private vehicles.


March 2, 2011

TriMet pilots audible pedestrian warning system

Equipped 10 buses with an external audible warning system that announces in English and in Spanish when a bus is turning. The test will help the agency determine if an automatic audible warning will make it safer for those near a turning bus.


November 17, 2009

DOT Safety Council to address pedestrian safety

More than 76,000 preventable pedestrian deaths occurred over the last 15 years in America — roughly equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every month.


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