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Provincial grant goes to make streets safer near Langley school

$20K announced for work at Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary
The Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary opened in 2021 at 7844 204B St. (Langley School District)

Langley Township will receive $20,000 to make roads near Donna Gabriel Robin Elementary safer.

The money is from the latest round of grants from the Vision Zero porgram that aims to prevent serious injury and death.

“Safe road travel is vital to encouraging active transportation such as bicycling and walking, which creates healthy communities,” said Megan Dykeman, MLA for Langley East. “Building community infrastructure that protects our children, and ensures that they can walk home from school safely, is an important component to building a thriving community where everyone belongs.”

The money will be used to for traffic calming, specifically speed humps, pavement markings, signage, and a raised crosswalk, to improve pedestrian safety at the school, 7844 204B St.

For the third year in a row, Vision Zero grants have been awarded to communities around British Columbia to improve road safety. In this latest round of funding, $866,657 has gone to 53 projects in 56 communities, including 22 projects in First Nations communities.

Projects include improved crosswalk infrastructure, traffic calming, speed limit reduction pilots, speed reader boards, improved lighting, road safety planning, and more.


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