Pinellas Park PD working to make roads safe for bicyclists, pedestrians

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas Park Police Department officers are starting a campaign to enforce pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Pinellas Park PD was awarded an $8,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation aimed at improving pedestrian and bicycle safety.
The police department will use the money to put more officers on the road. These officers will patrol major roadways in the city looking for traffic violations.

Initially, officers will distribute education materials to violators while issuing warnings. After the education phase, officers will move to the enforcement phase and will issue tickets.

Some of the locations where these enforcement efforts will take place include US Highway 19, 49th Street, Park Boulevard and 66th Street.

Learn more today at 5:30 on WFLA News Channel 8. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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