City working to make school crossings safer
November 2, 2023
It’s 2:10 Monday afternoon, and parents, guardians and friends are parked in the gravel Huff’n’Puff Trail lot, waiting for Shelton High School students to be released for the day across the street.
When these drivers pull onto Shelton Springs Road, few will signal which direction they are turning. Across the street, a steady stream of student cars are pulling out of one driveway, a line of buses out of the other. In between is a single crosswalk, in faded white paint without flags or signals or lights. Students hesitantly walk across this crosswalk, glancing sideways nervously, and fo...