Town Square

Post a New Topic

Waverley/Meadow intersection without crossing guards

Original post made by JLS Parent on May 14, 2010

Waverley/Meadow, like Middlefield/Embarcadero, intersections have specialized all way stop red lights which the crossing guards enable when school is starting/ending. If we lose crossing guards, does this mean that we lose these all way stop red lights also? This would make these two intersections extremely dangerous due to the very heavy pedestrian usage at these times? This is something that must be clarified.

Comments (1)

Posted by not kidding, a resident of Fairmeadow
on May 15, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Here's a suggestion: What if the police, firefighters and city employees step up and sponsor the crossing guard program so that it can continue. All the unions feel so entitled to every last perk and refuse to voluntarily participate in any cost cuts, so how about stepping up and giving back something to the kids of the families who will be financing their demands? At the very least it will be a good PR move for the unions.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,664 views

On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,660 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,451 views

Foothills Park: a world away
By Sally Torbey | 9 comments | 1,385 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 814 views