And while on the subject of transit safety (see previous post), I wanted to point your attention to Metro’s transit safety page.
The page is new, nicely organized and there’s a small mountain of educational material targeted for children of all ages, as well as adults. Metro has already received requests for some of the materials from educators outside the region who have been perusing the web site — including a parent from Kansas whose local school is near railroad tracks.
The above video is one of many on Metro’s website. There are also a series of animations targeting kids. That’s a screen shot to the right showing one of them.
Also, as we’ve noted in the past, Metro offers free safety presentations to schools and other community groups. It’s a great resource and I hope you consider taking advantage of it whether rail is new to your neighborhood or has been there a while. More info is here.