Reckless Driving Mini-Grants
In 2021, the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) created a grant program for Milwaukee non-profit and community-based organizations to execute programs or messaging aimed at reducing reckless driving in the City. Grant awards were available from $1,000 up to $5,000, with a total distribution amount up to $100,000.
The grant program saught to reduce reckless driving behavior and decrease the number of resulting traffic crashes by creating safer streets, fostering community involvement, and building awareness around the dangers and impacts of reckless driving. Grants were available to distribute messaging around the dangers and impacts of reckless driving, organize events to educate and encourage safe driving behaviors, and/or implement tactical traffic calming measures.
Scroll through the presentation to learn about the different activites organizations did to address reckless driving.
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