06/20/2012 10:36 am ET

Evanston Considers Speed Cameras Among New Pedestrian Safety Measures

While the number of car crashes involving pedestrians has decreased steadily in the past several years, the city believes there’s more work to be done.

Aldermen discussed several measures designed to increase pedestrian safety, particularly in school zones, at Monday night’s city council meeting. Radar speed displays, a citywide speed limit of 25 miles per hour and sidewalk bump-outs are all on the list of possible improvements. Ald. Melissa Wynne (3rd Ward) also suggested that city staff should investigate the cost of speed cameras.

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