As traffic mounts, concerns grow about student safety | January 29, 2014 | Almanac | Almanac Online |

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Schools - January 29, 2014

As traffic mounts, concerns grow about student safety

by Renee Batti

As local schools struggle to accommodate larger numbers of students than their campuses were designed for, roadways around those schools strain with high-volume traffic that the roads, too, weren't built for. It's a recipe for long-idling cars, nervous or frightened kids on bikes, and sometimes perilous maneuvers by impatient drivers. And in some cases, for road rage.

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