For the second year straight, Duluth was named the recipient of a Golden Shoe Award by PEDS (Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc.), a leading advocate for pedestrian safety.
Duluth City Manager Tim Shearer accepted the award on behalf of the city at the 13th annual Golden Shoe Awards ceremony in November that celebrated people, projects and places that contributed significantly in 2012 to making metro Atlanta communities more walkable.
Duluth received the Pedestrian-Friendly Suburban Retrofit Award for the McClure Bridge Road/Irvindale Road improvement project. The award was displayed at the Dec. 10 Duluth City Council meeting.
Duluth was honored with a Golden Shoe Award in 2011 for improvements to Davenport Road that increased pedestrian safety and walkability.