Pedestrian Safety Work Group​

Background
The Pedestrian Safety Work Group consists of about 47 members and represents roughly 26 various community based, health and public safety oriented organizations in Prince George’s County. View our photo gallery of the Walkers Wear Walk Rally also visit the Safe Routes to School National Partnership website.

The Coalition was formed under the leadership of Prince George’s County Health Department (PGCHD), with County Health Officer Pamela Creekmur serving as Chairwoman, in order to move the county towards reaching its goals as outlined in the Prince George’s County Health Improvement Plan, 2011-2014 (PDF).
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Strategies, Goals & Accomplishments
The Pedestrian Safety Work Group operates under Priority 5 of the Local Health Action Plan for 2011-2014 in Prince George’s County, to “ensure that Prince George’s County physical environments are safe and support health, particularly in at-risk communities.” As such, the Work Group has selected the following County Outcome Objective to work towards achieving each year:
  • Reduce pedestrian injuries on public roads.
2014 Goal Areas Accomplished
In 2014, the work group accomplished significant progress on its goals in the following areas:
  • Promoting the Safe Routes to Everywhere Campaign through advocacy, events and messaging
2015 Goals
In 2015, the work group’s goals are:
  • ​Lead in development of countywide pedestrian and bicycle action plan
  • Educate the general public through dissemination of educational materials and conducting safety demonstrations
Meetings
  • 6 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of every Month
  • 1701 McCormick Drive
    Largo, MD 20774
View a list of scheduled PGHAC meetings/events​​.​​