05 / 10 / 2019
  - 02:16:53 PM
Milford Police To Get Pedestrian And Bicycle Safety Grant

By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Police Department is one of 93 police departments across the state receiving a grant to enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety. With funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the State’s Executive Office of Public Safety and Security the money will be used  to pay for overtime enforcement, to increase compliance with traffic laws, by all users of the road. Milford Police may also purchase with the money bicycle helmets, safety items and educational materials nationally, pedestrians account for about 16% of traffic fatalities in Massachusetts the proportion is closer to 20%. Bicyclists are also dying at higher rates nationally. The Milford Department was recently awarded a share of the $700,000 going out to police departments throughout the Commonwealth.

Contact Us

Phone: (508) 473-1490

Address: 258 Main Street
PO Box 421 Milford, MA 01757
Email: raywmrc@gmail.com

Public File

Advertise With Us

We offer an integrated, multi-platform program that combines the power and effectiveness of radio with the innovation and influence of the web.  Click HERE to learn more.