TOWN OF OCEAN CITY, STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION AND PARTNERS PROVIDE UPDATE ON WALK SMART! CAMPAIGN

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WHO:
          
Ocean City Mayor Richard W. Meehan
SHA District Engineer Donnie Drewer
Mr. Christopher Cheswick and Ms. Cecilia Roe, parents of Matthew Cheswick
Ocean City Police Department
Walk Smart! Campaign Partners
Ocean City Walk Smart! Street Teams
                      
WHAT: 
       
Media briefing to highlight:

• Ongoing and upcoming engineering upgrades on Coastal Highway, including live demonstration of curb markings

• Enforcement efforts

• Ocean City Walk Smart! education effort featuring the Crab Lifeguard       

WHEN:

Wednesday, July 10 at 1 p.m.

WHERE:     
 
Ocean City Convention Center Parking Lot - Corner of Coastal Highway and 41st Street                  

WHY:
          
A partnership between the Town of Ocean City, Ocean City Police Department, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) and other local businesses and agencies created the Walk Smart! campaign to turn the tide on the recent wave of pedestrian crashes - complementing engineering and enforcement efforts to keep Ocean City residents and visitors safe this summer. Ocean City becomes one of Maryland’s largest cities during the summer months with a population that changes each and every weekend.  Through the three E’s of safety - engineering, education and enforcement - SHA and Ocean City partners are working together to keep city streets safe.
 
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