Willoughby Council consults on crossings for school kids. Willoughby Council wants to inform residents about a program to construct 13 raised pedestrian crossings (also known as wombat crossings) to improve safety of school children in the local area.
In 2015, a parent with five children at a school in the Parramatta council area asked for a pedestrian crossing to be installed near the school. Council staff said no because it didn’t comply with the NSW warrant for pedestrian crossings. Warrants are State guidelines to install new pedestrian crossings and until now councils have only considered crossingsContinue reading “Walking infrastructure steps up”
Help Jo Haylen (NSW Shadow Minister for Active Transport) fight for easier and safer walking and cycling facilities around schools. She’s currently running a survey collecting issues around local schools. Issues may include: lack of connected footpaths confusing crossings inadequate signage Complete the survey at http://www.nswschoolsafety.com before March 13.