Crosswalk Diagram

Crosswalk Diagram
Drivers are required by law to yield the right of way to pedestrians in a marked or unmarked crosswalk. The illustration above shows 3 different types of crosswalks. Motorists should watch ahead for pedestrians at or approaching the curb and slow or stop to allow people to cross the street.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Crosswalk Safety Demonstration Locations

Why did the Sausage Cross the Road? To Remind Drivers of State Law: Yield to Pedestrians in a Crosswalk. Come cross the street safely with a Klements Racing Sausage. Mayor Barrett and the Klements Racing Brat will kick off the week on Monday on Wisconsin Ave. at the Riverwalk crosswalk. We will have a sausage a day and some favorite Milwaukee sports team mascots working at other crosswalks around the city each day. See below for locations and time.

Monday 10/6/08 @ 9:00 a.m.— Riverwalk & Wisconsin Avenue

Monday 10/6/08 @ Noon — Kinnickinnic & Potter

Tuesday 10/7/08 @ 7:15 a.m.— S. 39th St. & Forest Home Ave

Tuesday 10/7/08 @ NOON—15th & Wisconsin Avenue

Wednesday 10/8/08 @ 7:30 a.m.— International Walk to School Day with Bango from the Milwaukee Bucks COA Youth and Family Center, 909 E. North Ave walk to Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School, 2463 N Buffum St.

Wednesday 10/8/08 @ 4:30pm—20th & Lloyd Street

Thursday 10/9/08 @ NOON.— Brady & Astor Streets

Thursday 10/9/08 @ 5:00 P.M.—50th & Bluemound Avenue

Friday 10/10/08 @ 8:00 a.m.— Clybourn and Jefferson Streets

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Take the StreetShare Pledge

Help make our streets safer and more pleasant for everyone. Take the StreetShare pledge:
1. Stop to let people cross the street - This means motorists must yield - stopping if necessary- when they see a person waiting in a crosswalk (marked or unmarked).
2. Drive within the speed limit, maybe slower, never faster.
3. Watch for and take care when passing people on bicycles.
4. Obey all laws and treat all other road users with courtesy and respect

To take the StreetShare pledge of for more information visit or call 414.286.3144