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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Enforcement - E Johnson St

September 1, 2021 2:53 PM

On the morning of Monday, 8/20/21, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project on E Johnson St along Tenney Park.  Officers focused on speeding and other hazardous traffic violations.

During the project officers conducted a total of 20 stops for speeding.  The average speed stopped was for 43 MPH in the 25 MPH zone.  The highest speeds stopped were for 55 MPH, and 51 MPH.

Please slow down - this area is heavily used by pedestrians and bicyclists.

These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic overtime grants provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and conducted in partnership with the Dane County Sheriff's Office.  Areas selected for targeted enforcement are based off of traffic crash data and Vision Zero Madison's High Injury Zone.

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