Important Upgrades Coming to These Brampton Neighbourhoods

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It’s no secret that safety is paramount in any neighbourhood, and now, some important traffic upgrades are coming to the area around a few schools in Brampton.

When it comes to the area around a school in Brampton, there are certain standards that must be followed. With each new school opening, the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Board submit a School Traffic Assessment with each new proposed school.

The tool analyzes the need for sidewalks, traffic signals, all-way stops, school crossing guards, school warning signs, no stopping signs, and enhanced crosswalks in the area around a school.

So, which neighbourhoods are getting these important upgrades?

Dolson Public School (Ward 6 - Creditview north of El Camino Way), St. Jacinta Marto (Ward 4 - Queen and Creditview), Whaley’s Corners Public Elementary School (Ward 6 - Steeles and Mississauga Road), and Tribune Public School (Ward 6 - Creditview and Sandalwood).

While Dolson Public School and St. Jacinta Marto have yet to open, Whaley’s Corners Public Elementary School and Tribune Public School opened in March 2018.

Here’s a detailed look at what each area is getting, courtesy of recent city council documents:

All of these infrastructure improvements are coming prior to September 2018 for the start of the 2018/2019 school year.

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