An bike safety orginization teamed up with area physicans
this morning to promote pedestrian safety.
The Wisconsin Bike Fed joined area doctors for the
second annual Walk With a Doc event.
The walk promotes healthy living while raising awareness
among drivers to yeild at all marked and unmarked
Doctors from Mayo Health System and Gundersen joined
walkers as they explored local trails.
Organizers say it's important for drivers to obey
It's really important for people to be able to get
out and walk and enjoy the community.
We know that the more people that are out walking,
the safer it is.
We really want drivers to just be aware of people
out walking and watch for them so people can feel
comfortable doing that.
The walk began at Riverside Park and walkers traveled
through several neighborhoods before returning back
to the park.