SLCPD Completes Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant Project
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department has completed its 2016 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety grant project funded by the Utah Department of Public Safety Highway Safety Office. As part of the project, officers completed the following activities:
Bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists are involved in accidents every year. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety Highway Safety Office there was a yearly average of 839 bicycle/motor vehicle collisions and 909 pedestrians struck by motor vehicles from 2011 to 2013. The police department thanks the Utah Highway Safety Office for the opportunity to participate in the pedestrian and bicycle safety project and remains committed to efforts that increase safety on and near the Salt Lake City roadways.
For additional information about SLCPD bicycle rodeos, visit: http://www.slcpd.com/bike-rodeos
For additional information about the UHSO and its grant programs, visit http://highwaysafety.utah.gov/