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Page 12 Lake Stevens Journal September 28, 2011 City to implement A pedestrian flag pilot program JOURNAL STAFF If you are a pedestrian, you may find some bright orange flags at a crosswalk over the next few weeks. The City of Lake Stevens is planning to test the use of crossing flags at three marked crosswalks. The idea is based on the City of Kirkland's success- ful PedFlag program which has been in operation for several years and well received by the public. The intent is to heighten the awareness of both the motor— ist and the pedestrian when a pedestrian is trying to cross a busy street. The idea is that a pedestrian holds out a flag when crossing to help the motorist see them. The locations for the pilot program are at the downtown Post Office on Main Street, Lundeen Boulevard at Lundeen Park, and North Davies adjacent to the Hawkins House. The bright orange plastic flags will be one foot square with a wood handle. ' After operating for several weeks, the City will seek input from the public on how well they feel the flags are working. It is hoped that this will help to enhance safety for pedestrians. Please contact Ed Gano at to provide comments. marketing coverage by advertising in community newspapers across the entire state of Washington ‘ r at a low cost. from your rampart: It’s quite easy. Buy, a Region or the Entire Slate tuummuem‘ «iv Request a free inicrmation kit; 425.334.9252 AUCWON PROPERTIES WASH_ ,INGT 0N & OREGON ' Selling from Seattle, WA , October 19, 11:00AM. PDT i: L; “,IDAITIOGIUTAH C, Rom-Salmke City; UT 11:00 AM. MDT r ‘ Selling'frpm new, octaherzz,4:oop; r: Sellinsfromflduston.TX“, . , October :4, 11:00 A.M.cor_ Visit for complete details BestdenfiaL mam Homes, Comm. Ind. Bldgs “Condos; Bank Branches Townhouses, C—Stores Duplexes, Small & Large AC Tracts Lots & Land Restaurants No Buyer's Premium! 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Just imagine the hundreds of hours spent each month volunteering on behalf of our beloved community. The service clubs who meet on a regular basis, the churches whose members donate time serving one another, stu- dents earning their service hours by helping out where needed and all of those who donate their time and talents behind the scenes—it’s is truly awesome what is . accomplished by these selfless residents. Our amazing city would not be the same without those who are willing to serve and make it better! Thank you to all of you! FROM PAGEl military in NewYork. “When I was stationed in New York, we had a similar thing," Celori said. “I asked Dave (Lingenfelter) and he thought it was a great idea." Laana Larsen from LS. Fire and Julie Ubert from the LS. 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