According to a recent article by The Lantern, over the past five years at Ohio State 36 percent of all on-campus accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles occured along Woodruff Avenue.
Share the Road is an educational university initiative to promote traffic safety for all traffic types. The initiative emphasizes that all pedestrians and vehicle operators share the responsibility of safety when traveling on and around campus, and each semester, the university holds an educational event and places signs around campus to promote traffic safety.
Dan Hedman, a university spokesperson, said the university advises everyone to share the road responsibly. He advised people to avoid distractions by removing earbuds and looking up from their cellphones.