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Pinellas County school zones need attention, consistency



From the St. Petersburg Times editorial board:

Pedestrians and motorists navigating the heavy traffic around Pinellas County schools in the mornings and afternoons encounter a hodge-podge of rules, signs and speed limits. It isn't a situation conducive to safety, and finally, someone is addressing the problem. The Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization, a transportation planning board made up of public officials from throughout the county, heard some concerns about safety in school zones. So the board asked for data about how various government jurisdictions handle traffic control in their school zones. What came back was even worse than expected.

Read full editorial here.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:30am]


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