Pittsburg HS: More of Railroad Ave Now Open for Walking to Campus

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Good news for Pittsburg High School students! Safer pedestrian access is now available on the East side of Railroad Avenue. Sidewalks have re-opened on the corner of California and Railroad at the “Kiss and Ride” area.

Additionally, the sidewalk on the east side of the overpass (at the entrance to the BART Park & Ride) is open. Students will be able to access the crosswalks and signal buttons.

Walking School Bus – How to Start Your Own

It’s back-to-school time! If you live within walking distance of your child’s school, you might consider forming a walking school bus.

A walking school bus can be as simple as two families taking turns walking their children to school. You can definitely go bigger, by including more parents and children, but it’s easiest to start with a small group of interested families.

For details on how to start your own walking school bus, read Street Smarts Diablo’s ‘how to’ guide.

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Deer Valley High School Students Make CHP Driver Safety Video

Students from Deer Valley High School’s Television Class produced a three-minute video on driver safety and awareness. Streets Smarts Diablo Region and the CHP partnered with Deer Valley High in Antioch to unveil the video. The Contra Costa Times covered the unveiling and wrote an article about it.