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SRVUSD board sets workshop to discuss school traffic

Original post made on May 2, 2017

With school-related traffic on the minds of many residents in the San Ramon Valley, the school board is hosting a public workshop Tuesday afternoon to debate several options district administration is exploring in the hopes of easing congestion and improving safety around local schools.

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Posted by member
a resident of San Ramon
on May 2, 2017 at 8:32 am

I am encouraged to hear that traffic safety is being explored near our schools. If flexible scheduling is key to alleviating traffic, please be sure to include a CCCTA (our county bus service) so that route scheduling times can align with middle & high school bell schedules.

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Posted by frank
a resident of San Ramon
on May 3, 2017 at 7:24 am

There are many schools which cant handle the traffic due to population growth, speed, and small width of street areas in front of schools and inconsiderate drivers.

Best approach to all is change State speed liming in front of schools for two blocks each direction to 15 MPH during school hours.

Additionally, as in front of Rancho Romero grammar school, do not allow street parking in front of schools for optimum school traffic safety during school hours.

This makes for better traffic flow as well as safety since many drivers just fling open doors with no concern for moving traffic in narrow roads or streets.

Simple change to drastically improve traffic flow.

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Posted by JW
a resident of Alamo
on May 10, 2017 at 1:34 pm

How about having kids walk, take the bus, or ride their bikes to school? I understand there are circumstances that require driving kids to school, but is it really necessary so often? Just saying.....

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Posted by SHale
a resident of San Ramon
on May 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm

SHale is a registered user.

JW: For what ages are you suggesting they walk? For k-5 distance is key and for most of that time they need a parent to walk with. Distance would make this option not so wonderful, same goes for bikes.
Middle school and HS, sure an option for more. But distance still a big variable.

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