IUPUI Student Affairs Committee
Recommendations to IFC Regarding
Campus Pedestrian Safety
The Student Affairs Committee recognizes the legal and manpower limitations governing the IUPUI Police and Administration in regard to safety issues recognized on the IUPUI campus. The Committee appreciates that laws regarding adjacent roadways were enacted to accommodate the efficient flow of vehicular traffic and, as such, pedestrians must assume a great deal of responsibility for their own safety when crossing all campus roadways.
Accepting the above factors, the City of
Based on a response from University Police Deputy Chief of Police Larry Propst to our inquiry regarding pedestrian safety, the IUPUI Student Affairs Committee makes the following recommendation to the IFC.
Encourage Chancellor Bantz and University Police to work with the city and the appropriate city departments to:
the 35 mph speed limit on
2. Install scramble lights at key intersections
3. Repaint existing appropriate pedestrian crosswalks and remove those that are not appropriate or are in violation of state statutes
4. Change the timing of automatic signals to allow longer pedestrian crossing times.
Endorsed unanimously by IFC on 4-3-07