OSWEGO, NY – Spot the Pedestrian Safety Dog will be on hand during the lunch hour rush in downtown Oswego from April 6 – 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
He will help remind motorists to observe pedestrian safety laws and no right on red signs and walkers to use the pedestrian signals properly as well as cross properly at the crosswalks.
Chief Tory DeCaire and members from the Oswego City Police Department as well as Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Oswego City Firefighters, ARISE and Traffic Safety Board members will be helping with the initiative.
Local businesses have donated coupons to serve as “positive tickets” redeemable for cups of coffee, pizzas and bagels to reward citizens caught doing the right thing!
Mayor Tom Gillen presented the official Pedestrian Safety Week Proclamation to Traffic Safety Board Coordinator Billie Crandall Brady.
Businesses participating are river’s end bookstore, Oswego Bagelry & Sandwich Shop, The Oswego Tea Company, Franco’s Pizza, Taste the World, Tim Horton’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Connection Point and Cidermoon.