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Opinion/Editorial: Safety near school ought to be priority
Daily Progress Editorial Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 6 a.m.
They’ve made their case, strongly.
 
Recently, residents of the Avon Street Extended area — and most especially parents — advocated for pedestrian safety improvements.
 
They have the best of reasons: all the children who walk or bike to school, or would do so under safer conditions.
 
A Daily Progress photo from late September shows the problem perfectly: several girls dashing across the street between vehicles. There is no crosswalk and no sidewalk.
 
Albemarle County staffers, along with parents and other residents, are hoping to change that.

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