ADA Compliance
The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing accessibility to all and provides for handicapped accessible parking in the city. For a map of accessible parking locations, Click Here To notify the city regarding accessibility concerns contact: Will Franke, Building Official, Phn: 904.825.1065, Fax: 904.209.4335, Email: wfranke@citystaug.com; or Todd Grant, Public Works Deputy Director, Phn: 904.825.1040, Fax: 904.209.4286, Email: tgrant@citystaug.com. You may also write either of these contacts at City of St. Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210.

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In-road signs increase crosswalks' effectiveness

Certainly no one in St. Augustine knows the value to being a pedestrian friendly community. With thousands of visitors strolling the streets nearly every day of the year, as well as delivery persons and retail workers and students from elementary through college age. There is a lot of walking going on in St. Augustine.

The importance of pedestrian safety is certainly evident by the recent installations by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) of in-road pedestrian crosswalk signs at those locations where there is no pedestrian signal.

The distinctive yellow day-glow signs are being placed in the center of the road, between the drive lanes, and standing about three feet in height, it is nearly impossible not to see the signs. And aside from announcing the presence of a pedestrian crosswalk, the signs also carry the law’s requirement:

STOP for pedestrians in the crosswalk

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The crosswalks were installed by FDOT in 2003 along with appropriate curb side signs which will remain and simply be augmented by the in-road signs. All of the crosswalks are located on state highways, thus they are the responsibility of the FDOT. Those locations are along San Marco Avenue near Williams Street, Old Mission Avenue and Cincinnati Avenue; on King Street near Granada Street; on Cathedral Place near Charlotte Street; and on Avenida Menendez near Hypolita Street and near the Hilton Hotel.

St. Augustine’s many street corners with traffic lights in addition to crosswalks with signals and now the new in-road crosswalk signs, it is easy for pedestrians to cross where they should and thus where they will be better protected.

One of St. Augustine’s most inviting features is being such an inviting place to stroll, and with increased awareness by both pedestrians and motorists, it will continue to be a safe place to stroll.

For more information about the in-road signs and the new installations, contact the city's Public Works Department at 904.825.1040.

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