Everyone is a pedestrian because every trip begins and ends with a walk. Walking is the most basic form of transportation. It's inexpensive and good for you and the environment.
To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable pedestrian experience while walking in Billings follow the safety tips below and visit the City's Traffic Engineering page
for more pedestrian information.
When walking in Billings...
Be bright be seen!
Wear reflective or light colored clothing or carry a flashlight when walking at night Stay alert!
Avoid distractions like texting, talking on the phone, and listening to music while walking
Avoid sporadic maneuvers and follow all traffic signs and signals
Make eye contact!
When crossing the street make eye contact with approaching cars
Always walk on the sidewalk!
Walk on the sidewalk whenever one is present. If there is not a sidewalk, walk facing on coming traffic
Cross at the crosswalk!
Always cross the street at the designated crosswalk
If no crosswalk is present make sure you leave enough space between cars that allows you to cross the street safely
Watch for cars!
When walking in parking lots or across driveways watch for cars backing out
Bicycles and Business
Families on Bikes
Getting to School
Seniors on a Roll
Women in Motion
Getting AroundFacilities and Markings
Routes and Maps
Tips for Traveling
Traveling on Foot
Billings 2011 Bike Plan
BMVPhone: AmeriCorps VISTA
Complete Streets Policy
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