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Pinellas County transportation leaders want more feedback on Safe Streets Summit

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 06:57:25-04

Pinellas County leaders are moving forward with a Vision Zero effort during this Pandemic.

They took their Safe Streets Summit and found a way to make it virtual during these times.

Now, they need residents to help to make Vision Zero a reality.

So far, they've had more than 170 people take part in their interactive map. This can alert transportation leaders where people in the area see a problem.

The problems can be just about anything from speeding, hard to see curves, bicyclists and drivers not sharing the road, etc.

"It really helps us know where they are concerns that aren't showing up in the crashes. It tells us where people might be avoiding areas or having near misses," explains Sarah Caper with Forward Pinellas.

Once the survey is complete, Forward Pinellas leaders will use it to develop future plans.

As part of the Safe Streets Summits, look for upcoming surveys and quizzes. If you take part, you could also win a prize.

To look at the interactive map, click here.