A few dozen parents and children mobilized on Tuesday morning in front of Sainte-Anne school in Sherbrooke, on the sidelines of the national movement against road safety near school zones.
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Many of them consider this sector problematic, in particular because of the absence of a pedestrian crossing. The sector is also very busy and the landing area very small.
For lack of parking, parents have to drop off their children in the street, which is particularly complex during the aftermath of snowstorms.
The parents call on the City, in the short term, so that the snowbanks are picked up 12 hours after a broadside to facilitate traffic. By the start of the next school year, they hope that a pedestrian crossing will be installed, like the one at the corner of Montréal and Élisabeth streets. In the long term, an urban plan is requested by 2024.