Pedestrian Safety


Pedestrian Safety: Lake Barcroft follows Fairfax Counties recommendations

  • Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections ONLY
  • Before crossing, look both ways
  • Use pedestrian pushbuttons
  • Begin crossing the street on "Walk" signal
  • Stay visible after dark, using light clothing or reflectors

Drivers in Lake Barcroft, please remember: 

  • Follow the speed limit and road signs and SLOW DOWN when passing pedestrians
  • Stop for pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Look before opening your vehicle door
  • Use caution when passing stopped vehicles or pedestrians
  • Allow 3 feet when passing bicyclists

Bicyclists in Lake Barcroft, please remember: 

  • Obey all traffic signs and lights
  • Never ride against traffic, ride with traffic
  • Use hand signals to tell motorists what you intend to do
  • Ride in a straight line to the right of traffic, about a car-door width away from parked cars
  • Always wear a helmet
  • Use lights at night and when visibility is poor

Contact Fairfax County's Pedestrian Program Manager at 703-877-5772 for more information.