Pedestrian Crossing Flag Program
The City of Liberty Lake is planning to implement a trial
program to explore the use of hand held flags at pedestrian crossings in the
month of May.
Orange or yellow flags will be placed at crosswalks in
yellow holders to provide pedestrians with an additional means of capturing a
Flag use is voluntary and not a requirement. If you feel
that a flag will provide you with an additional means of gaining a driver's
- take a flag from the holder,
- hold the flag out in front of you or above you
as you cross the street,
- once you have reached the other side of the street,
place the flag into the nearest holder.
We plan on installing two ped flag crossing
locations this spring. Both of them are near City
Hall so we can monitor usage and replace flags easily. If the program gains popularity we will
explore the possibility of expanding the program to other intersections.
This program mirrors a well established ped-flag program in the
City of Kirkland, WA. Kirkland implemented a
similar program in early 2008. Please
call Andrew Staples, City Engineer if you have any questions or comments at 509-755-6730.