Everyone is a pedestrian because every trip begins and ends with a walk. Walking is the most basic form of transportation. It's inexpensive and good for you and the environment.
To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable pedestrian experience while walking in Billings follow the safety tips below and visit the City's Traffic Engineering page for more pedestrian information.
When walking in Billings...
Be bright be seen! Wear reflective or light colored clothing or carry a flashlight when walking at night Stay alert! Avoid distractions like texting, talking on the phone, and listening to music while walking Be predictable! Avoid sporadic maneuvers and follow all traffic signs and signals Make eye contact! When crossing the street make eye contact with approaching cars
Always walk on the sidewalk! Walk on the sidewalk whenever one is present. If there is not a sidewalk, walk facing on coming traffic Cross at the crosswalk! Always cross the street at the designated crosswalk Leave space! If no crosswalk is present make sure you leave enough space between cars that allows you to cross the street safely Watch for cars! When walking in parking lots or across driveways watch for cars backing out