PEDS Organization Adds Radarsign Founder to Board of Directors

Charlie Robeson Joins Atlanta Non-Profit to Help Make Metro Atlanta Safe and Accessible for All Pedestrians

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 13, 2014 – PEDS—a non-profit organization dedicated to making metro Atlanta safe and accessible for all pedestrians—has named Radarsign’s co-founder and managing partner, Charlie Robeson, to its Board of Directors. Radarsign is the manufacturer of the world’s first armored driver feedback sign.

Robeson and the Radarsign team have collaborated with PEDS since 2007.  Like PEDS, Radarsign works closely with government agencies, community organizations and others to increase pedestrian safety. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., Radarsign was founded to create durable, dependable, cost-effective traffic-calming solutions that make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians, especially those in school zones.

“Because Radarsign and PEDS share similar goals for street and pedestrian safety, we work with overlapping audiences. Charlie brings a deep understanding of industry-specific opportunities and strengths to the board room,” Sally Flocks, PEDS founder, president and CEO. “We are excited to have Charlie on our Board of Directors.”

Robeson is one of 4 new addition to PEDS’ 14-member Board of Directors, which now includes:

  • Gordon Kenna, Leafmore Resources

  • Beth Jones, Georgia State University

  • Lee Morris, Stevens & Wilkinson

  • Gloria Leonard, Solid Source Realty

  • Will Acosta, Kaiser Permanente

  • Eric Barton,Seyfarth, Shaw,

  • Randy Bassett, King & Spalding

  • Scott Haggard, Atlanta Regional Commission

  • Saba Long, Communications

  • Candler Ginn, Georgia Power

  • Bob Dallas, Casey Gibson P.C.

  • Candler Ginn, Georgia Power Company

  • Nicolia Robinson, Cooper Carry

With government studies showing that  in the U.S, on average, a pedestrian is killed. every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes, PEDS and Radarsign’s shared goal to make roads safer for pedestrians is measurable.

“It’s an honor to be able to add value in supporting the mission and vision of PEDS in a formal capacity, as a member of the Board,” said Robeson. “I look forward to contributing in any way possible.”

About Radarsign® Brand Radar Speed Signs:
In 2004, Atlanta-based Radarsign® established new industry standards for traffic calming solutions with the debut of the world’s first armored driver feedback signs.Radarsign radar speed signs are vandal-, weather- and bullet-resistant. They are also the traffic calming industry’s most durable, most ecological and most energy efficient radar speed signs. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, all Radarsign models are MUTCD-compliant and utilize recycled aluminum, innovative LED reflector technology, minimal battery power and solar panels to deliver bright, easy-to-read feedback to drivers. Radarsign products are scientifically proven to reduce drivers’ speeds and have been entrusted to provide safe and effective traffic calming solutions for: municipalities, treasured national parks, schools, neighborhoods, military bases, and private and public development projects across the U.S., Canada and overseas.

About PEDS

PEDS is dedicated to making metro Atlanta safe and accessible for all pedestrians. We work with government agencies, community organizations, urban designers and others to increase pedestrian safety and convenience. PEDS is making Atlanta walkable step by step. Learn more at: