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Roanoke City launching ‘No Need to Speed’ awareness

The walk starts at John P. Fishwick Middle School at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22.
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Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:43 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - You’re invited to join the “No Need to Speed” campaign to spread awareness about pedestrian safety improvements and traffic speed issues with a one-mile walking tour hosted by Roanoke City.

Participants can expect:

-Highlights from the Transportation Alternatives Project

-Recent improvements from the Pedestrian Action Plan Project

-Implementation of future pedestrian safety measures at key intersections

The Belmont Park Baseball Field will be available for parking.

The walk starts at John P. Fishwick Middle School at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22.

Remarks by various city leaders will be made prior to beginning the route.

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