06/04/2013

Mass. police awarded bike and pedestrian safety grant

The Rockland Mariner

ROCKLAND, Mass. — The Rockland Police Department has been awarded a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.

The FFY 2013 Pedestrian, Bicycle and Moped-Type Traffic Enforcement Safety Grant will provide funds to the Rockland Police Department to develop and enhance effective pedestrian, bicycle and/or moped-related enforcement efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries.

Between 2005-2010 2,000 bicyclists and pedestrians were injured in Massachusetts and 420 persons died while riding or walking on or near Massachusetts roadways, according to the Massachusetts Traffic Records Analysis Center 

Full Story: Rockland police receive pedestrian, bicycle and moped safety grant

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