BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) - The City of Blue Ash received a Platinum Community Traffic Safety Award from the American Automobile Association on November 28. The award was accepted by the Blue Ash Police Department's Traffic Safety Officer, Dane Baumgartner on behalf of the City.
AAA grants Community Traffic Safety Awards at several levels, with platinum being the highest. This award is given to communities that demonstrate outstanding success in addressing local traffic safety issues.
AAA recognized the City's efforts toward improving motorist, pedestrian, and bicyclist safety, including construction of off-road paths and improvements to pedestrian signals at intersections; installation of battery backup systems at traffic signals; and installation of emergency vehicle pre-emption systems at intersections along Kenwood Road.