Consultation launched into Minster school zebra crossing
A consultation has been
launched into the possibility of a zebra crossing outside the Isle
of Sheppey Academy.
Designs proposed by Kent
Highways include a new vehicle activated slow sign, meaning there
would be one either side of the school entrance on Minster Road,
Other proposed changes
include putting in a stretch of high friction surfacing, moving a
bus stop slightly further away from the area and new keep clear
A Kent County Council
spokesman said: "Letters about the consultation were dropped to
residents living in properties adjacent to the scheme.
"When the consultation comes
to a close, all the responses will be analysed and the next steps
for the scheme will be decided."
Residents have until January
14 to respond. The consultation is being dealt with by existing KCC
staff, at no extra cost to the taxpayer.
In 2009, we reported the
Swale Joint Transportation Board ruled out a pedestrian crossing,
despite a petition calling for one as residents felt the small
island crossing was insufficient for the number of children who use
The situation has been under review by Kent Highways and
it is now listed as a potential "casualty reduction measure" site,
meaning they are looking at the possibility of installing
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