Watch for Me NC Announces 2015 Partners Monday, April 20, 2015

RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation will partner with various communities from the mountains to the coast in 2015 as part of Watch for Me NC, the statewide pedestrian and bicycle safety campaign. The Watch for Me NC campaign is a comprehensive approach to reducing bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities in North Carolina.
 
The Department received applications earlier this year from areas interested in implementing Watch for Me NC programs in their own communities. The Department has selected the following new partners: 
  • Asheville
  • Charlotte 
  • Corolla
  • Davidson
  • Granville County (including Butner, Creedmoor and Oxford)
  • Jacksonville
  • Marion
  • Murphy 
  • Surf City
Several existing partners from previous years will continue to work with Watch for Me NC:
  • Boone/Appalachian State University
  • Carrboro
  • Cary
  • Chapel Hill/UNC Chapel Hill
  • Dare County - Outer Banks communities
  • Durham/Duke/N.C. Central University
  • Greensboro/UNC-G
  • Greenville/ Pitt County
  • Raleigh/N.C. State University
As campaign partners, these communities will receive printed materials and media advertisements to help improve public awareness. Partner communities will also participate in specialized police officer enforcement training. The UNC Highway Safety Research Center will continue to provide technical support with campaign implementation. 
 
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