Summit is a walkable community with a vibrant downtown complete with shops, restaurants, businesses, parks, and a busy train station.
Between 2013 and 2015, there were 34 pedestrian-related crashes in Summit. Of those crashes, 85% resulted in a pedestrian being injured. Summit also ranked #9 in pedestrian crashes in Union County between 2013 and 2015.
Street Smart aims to protect the people who live, work, and enjoy Summit by educating those who walk and drive in the community to increase compliance of life-saving laws and signage. TransOptions, the Summit Police Department, and City officials will coordinate the Street Smart efforts throughout September 2016. Specifically, the Summit Police Department will be coordinating enforcement efforts as part of the campaign.
Street Smart Events in Summit
- September 6, 2016 - Street Smart Kickoff Press Conference at Summit City Hall - 512 Springfield Avenue, 11 a.m.