Safety and weather news
Purdue University police are releasing numbers from a two-week enforcement campaign to ensure e-scooter and bicycle riders are following the rules of the road. The campaign, conducted from Oct. 29-Nov. 12, yielded 265 contacts between officers and riders, but no tickets handed out.
Purdue University police are reminding the West Lafayette campus community and visitors to travel attentively when on campus as pedestrians and those using other forms of transportation cross paths in heavily traveled areas.
E-scooters and bicycles are welcome at Purdue University, but riders are urged to follow the rules of the road – or else face a fine for improper use. The Purdue University Police Department will begin an enforcement blitz beginning Monday (Oct. 29) and continuing for two weeks.
The Purdue University community is encouraged to participate Thursday (Oct. 18) in a campus drill simulating a major earthquake.
Purdue University police are informing motorists of traffic disruptions on campus the morning of Saturday (Oct. 13) due to the Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday (Oct. 3) will conduct a mandatory national test of the emergency alert system in the 2:18-2:20 p.m. range.
In conjunction with September’s National Preparedness Month, Purdue University will host an event Thursday (Sept. 27) to promote safety awareness on campus.