FDOT highlighted the importance of stopping at red lights during National Stop on Red Week, August 4-10, 2013.
Secretary Ananth Prasad’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Focused Initiative Group has been awarded the national safety Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award by the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Hillsborough’s “Dump the Pump” Day event provided seniors information about available transit services, tips on safe walking, and how these resources can help them prepare to safely transition from driving when necessary.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and FDOT Secretaries Paul Steinman and Billy Hattaway participated in a bike ride through Tampa as part of the summit.
The Dori Slosberg Foundation and GEICO hosted a 500-mile bicycle tour to raise awareness of traffic safety. The tour started in Orlando and visited Tampa and Gainesville before concluding in Tallahassee.
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013, the Florida Department of Transportation held its third Annual FDOT District Seven Local Agency Safety Summit. The Safety Summit’s goal is to reduce fatal and severe injury crashes.
FDOT, FHP, and Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office are trying to draw awareness to a new campaign supported through a police crackdown, TV and bus ads, social media, and local public education activities.
To acknowledge superior accomplishments by local School Crossing Guard programs and personnel, FDOT annually recognizes a Florida School Crossing Guard Program and Guard of the Year.
The San Sebastian Bridge on US 1 in St. Augustine was officially opened on February 22, 2013 as FDOT, St. Augustine and St. Johns County officials joined in the ribbon cutting.
District Two PIO held a construction “drive-thru” open house along A1A in St. Johns County to let residents know about a resurfacing and sidewalk project starting soon.