SchoolNeighbors

School-of-Choice Traffic Problems Acknowledged by Long Beach City Council

Long Beach City Council Chamber

Long Beach City Councilmembers Suzie Price (3rd District), Daryl Supernaw (4th District), and Stacy Mungo (5th District) drafted a measure requesting that the City Manager address school parking and school traffic congestion issues by increasing communication between the City of Long Beach and Long Beach Unified School District and drafting a list of schools with the most traffic congestion issues. ...

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Traffic Death and Injury Rates Doubled in Long Beach School Zones

Long Beach School Traffic Results in Many Deaths and Pedestrian Injuries

California Highway Patrol (CHP) traffic collision data (provided by UC Berkeley) were obtained and an independent analysis was performed by the School Neighbors Association to evaluate traffic accident rates near Long Beach schools.  The analysis was performed using geographic information system (GIS) software with data for the 2003 to 2011 period.  The analysis compared: Traffic collision rates on all school ...

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LBUSD’s School-of-Choice Traffic Hits East Long Beach Neighborhoods Hard

LBUSD's School-of-Choice traffic hits east-side Long Beach neighborhoods hard.

Data obtained by the School Neighbors Association from Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) indicate that there were 20,363 School-of-Choice participants at LBUSD schools during the 2013-14 school year.  By definition, School-of-Choice participants attend a school located away from their home school, which typically prevents them from walking to school and instead results in these students being driven across town ...

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School Neighbors Association

The School Neighbors Association was formed in June 2015 to improve the impacts that schools have upon neighborhoods in Long Beach, California.  Our primary concern is improving traffic dangers resulting from often huge volumes of school traffic on residential streets (and often on sidewalks and in resident’s yards) that threatens the safety of both school students and neighborhood children. It ...

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