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How a mini-roadway in a park could help teach pedestrian safety [Video]

DAYTON, K.y. — There’s a new way to learn about pedestrian safety in Northern Kentucky.

A “traffic garden,” essentially a miniature version of a roadway for kids, now sits in Gil Lynn Park. There are roundabouts, railroad crossings, bus stops and bike lanes.

“This is a designated space that’s safe, separated from cars, where kids can learn how to interact with all of these things safely,” said Caitlin Sparks of Tri-State Trails.

The nonprofit bike trail group secured a $25,000 grant for the project from the Governors Highway Safety Association through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The traffic garden in Dayton will be among the first of its kind in the region.

The streetscape was completely designed to fit the space and reflect the surrounding city. For example, a railroad crossing in the park resembles crossings around Dayton.

The traffic garden is in Gil Lynn Park

“It’s a direct translation,” Sparks said. “It’s just like the big city they …

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