Category Archives: Schools

Back-To-School 2015 : Motorist Edition – Study Guide for Driving Safe Around Schools In Bellevue

Written by Andrew Kyrios, NTSS Intern You know how some people think summer break causes kids to forget everything they learned the previous school year? The same may be said of drivers: summer vacation may also cause drivers to forget … Continue reading

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School buses: Red lights flashing? You should be stopping!

In Bellevue, school buses traverse the City in the mornings and afternoons picking up and dropping off children to 16 elementary schools and 5 middle schools (high schools utilize King County Metro). At any given time while driving, you may … Continue reading

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Back to School Edition: 2013

Pencil boxes are fully stocked, brown bag lunches carefully arranged, and a new pair of sneakers can only mean one thing: back to school time!  Though school started last Tuesday, we are still hearing comments from parents and residents about … Continue reading

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How Effective Are Radar Signs?

The City employs many methods to deter speeding vehicles: building speed humps, requesting police enforcement, and promoting education efforts. These efforts have been used for many years in the City of Bellevue and are tried-and-true.  Another approach to deter speeding … Continue reading

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Colorful Addition to Intersection near Sherwood Forest Elementary

Did you ever notice those big metal boxes when you are waiting for a traffic light or the crosswalk signal?  Take a look.  They are everywhere throughout the City (positioned at 184 signalized intersections).  They are utility boxes and contain the inner workings of … Continue reading

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Back to School Edition

Yesterday was the first day of school.  Aside from the end of summer vacation, the start of school means there will be more people on our neighborhood streets as parents and school buses drop-off and pick-up children.  It can be frustrating getting stuck … Continue reading

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Speeding in School Zones; Double the Trouble

It’s almost September which can only mean one thing: back to school! After a summer of swimming, hiking, and general lazing about, students all over Bellevue are back to hitting the books. The first day of school in the Bellevue School District … Continue reading

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