Katia wrote:The traffic club.Hadn't thought of telling them about it, but I probably should.. (You do mean the traffic club- or should I mention the red light jumping parents?)
Katia wrote:I am pretty sure they are council, but that's another good idea :-)A lollipop lady has been operating on Upper Thames Steet near the City of London School for at least the last decade, although I have noticed that she too struggles more with the way traffic's changed over the last years. Maybe we need a Lollipop burly bloke rather than a lady... When I was at primary school, I remember that children from the oldest classes were lollipop "ladies" as well. I think I did it once, for a week.Add a lollipop lady at school run time in front of primary schools, too. Are lollipop ladies volunteers or council payed?
Katia wrote:Add a lollipop lady at school run time in front of primary schools, too. Are lollipop ladies volunteers or council payed?
james127 wrote:Good point -- more speed cameras in SE1 would help with the situation. I also think that as the volume of pedestrians increases in the area from the new apartment blocks and retail spaces being constructed, we'll see traffic calmed to some degree.
Ivanhoe wrote:Children are the best place to start. You can't teach an old dog new tricks they say, but my children telling me off for being unecessarily rude, leaving my telephone charger on over night etc. keep me more on my toes than an adult would...But none of this will do any good if we don't teach pedestrians not to try and cross roads in dangerous ways and places.
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