San Mateo Daily Journal reported, "To make streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, San Mateo has analyzed traffic data to identify intersection collision hot spots as it works toward traffic improvement solutions, like reducing speed limits near schools."
Councilwoman Amourence Lee said, “I wanted to underscore my support for the study of the reduced speeds around schools." [Read full article]
On July 19th, our council unanimously supported CA AB43 - Traffic Safety, which could help reduce traffic congestion and promote bicycle and other modes of transportation as well as pedestrian safety improvements addressing the State's current stringent practice that requires speed limits be set at speeds comfortable for motorists and generally without the context of other roadway users.
Reference: Read the San Mateo County Health Report Creating Safer Streets Near Schools: Prioritizing Health in Transportation which ranks College Park Elementary School as the top 3 priority school in the county for pedestrian and biking safety.