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Dispatch from a crosswalk enforcement action on NE Killingsworth

Avatar by on September 5th, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Crosswalk enforcement action NE Killingsworth-5

PBOT’s Sharon White and Leah Treat acted as decoys for a police action on NE Killingsworth this morning.
(Photos J. Maus/BikePortland)

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PDOT employee gets a scare during crosswalk safety event

Avatar by on December 2nd, 2008 at 9:24 am

I Share the Road Rally

PDOT’s Sharon White, shown here
at a Share the Road rally in 2006.
(Photo © J. Maus)

Sharon White is PDOT’s pedestrian safety chief. One of the many programs she oversees is an ongoing “crosswalk enforcement action” campaign. Working with the Portland Police Bureau, White and staff at PDOT identify high-risk intersections and then employ decoys to walk across them while officers stand by.

White is so committed to her work that often, she herself takes on the role of crosswalk guinea pig. A few weeks ago, during one of the enforcement actions, she got more than she bargained for.[Read more…]