Pedestrian Safety Task Force

Bikes on Main Street

The Pedestrian Safety Task Force consists of city departments and staff members committed to enhancing pedestrian safety in our community. 

This task force will be led by the City’s Director of Public Works/City Engineer and will have representatives from the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Public Works
  • Sun Prairie Utilities
  • Neighborhood Navigators
  • Police Department
  • Fire Department
  • Building Inspection

Please visit this page often for future updates and engagement opportunities.

Current recommendation(s)

  • Reduce the speed limit along the Main Street corridor to 25 MPH from Grove Street to Rattman Road.
    • The recommendation was approved by Public Works and was approved at the Council meeting on March 30, 2021 
  • Additional speed reduction on Main Street between Grove Street and Musket Ridge Drive
    • The recommendation was approved by Public Works Committee on April 13, 2021 and was approved by the Council on April 20, 2021.
  • Signage and enforcement of the new speed limit went into effect on April 26, 2021.

Pedestrian Safety Task Force Hub Site

The Hub Site serves as an overview tool featuring  information regarding the task force, Vision Zero, data, hazard reporting tools, and more. Click here to visit the site. 

Report a Safety Hazard 

Your voice is critical to our work! We want your input regarding intersections or other areas in the community that you would like us to focus on. Follow this link to be directed to a feedback form to share your suggestions:


There will be a Town Hall taking place on Wednesday, August 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The task force will be meeting in the Council Chambers. At this time, the public is not permitted to attend in person. Individuals interested in attending can register to attend via Zoom. The registration link will be provided soon. 

The first Town Hall form the Pedestrian Safety Task Force took place on Monday, April 19th at 7 p.m. It was not live but it was recorded and then broadcasted on KSUN (Charter - channel 983 and TDS - channel 13 or 1013 for HD)  as well as shared online (KSUN.TV). If you didn't have the opportunity to see it, click here to watch it and follow a time breakdown of answers to specific questions and topics.