Map for event location- Oct 15

**Media Availability**
Pedestrian Safety Awareness Event

Event to heighten awareness of pedestrian safety, especially around college campuses

What: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) strives every day to ensure facilities are safe for all users, including those that frequently travel by foot.

In recognition of National Pedestrian Safety Month, FDOT will partner with Stetson University to host an educational event about important pedestrian tips, laws and features.

Attendees will learn not only about tips and laws that keep pedestrians safe, but the carefully engineered features that assist pedestrians – including those with visual impairments – along roadways.

Who:  Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., FDOT Secretary

Jared W. Perdue, P.E., FDOT District Five Secretary

Christopher F. Roellke, PhD, Stetson University President

Holly Ryan, Orientation and Mobility Specialist with the Division of Blind Services

Date & Time: Friday, October 15, 2021, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Location: Stetson University Campus in DeLand (See attached map)
Outside Flagler Hall on southwest corner of N. Woodland Blvd. (U.S.17-92) and W. Minnesota Ave.

Parking: Parking lot on W. Minnesota Ave. behind Flagler Hall (See attached map)

Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT District Five Communications Office at or by phone at 386-943-5593.


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