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Zebra crossing needed for safe school route

Reported via mobile in the Road Markings category anonymously at 09:17, Friday 14 June 2024 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 6106769.

Unsafe for school children crossing the bottom of Kingston road to access Aristotle bridge. This is where children cross on their own to get to and from school at rush hour when cyclists come at full throttle from Highfield road. Often cars park on this crossing/ hump, making it dangerous as it is impossible to see the children before they pop out into the road. Renewed road markings would make this safer and prevent people from parking there every morning. It would also improve safety for children and teens accessing Aristotle Park.

Please do see to this urgently- it’s an accident waiting to happen. It is a wonderful idea for children to walk themselves to school- but only if the route is safe.

Thanks for addressing this. Best regards

Council ref: ENQ241007807

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:18, Friday 14 June 2024

  • As there are no reported accidents over the last 5 years at the location of the proposed Zebra crossing and this years work is fully committed with the funding available, the proposed Zebra crossing at this location will be placed on the future works programme for the City which is reviewed regularly when additional funding becomes available.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:19, Wednesday 19 June 2024

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