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TxDOT Develops Program to Reduce School Zone Traffic Problems.



The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Dallas Dallas, city (1990 pop. 1,006,877), seat of Dallas co., N Tex., on the Trinity River near the junction of its three forks; inc. 1871. The second largest Texas city, after Houston, and the eighth largest U.S.  District developed a pilot program called "Precious Cargo Precious Cargo is the 37th episode (production #211) of the television series . Synopsis
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," which will allow TxDOT staff, when asked by local school districts, to review site plans of future school facilities and to recommend improvements to traffic safety and efficiency in a school zone -- before a problem ever occurs. The program also proposes that school districts partner with the community to complete unbudgeted road improvements. The community would provide materials, while TxDOT would supply equipment and labor.

The program will be available to all schools experiencing traffic problems within the Dallas District's seven-county area. Though Precious Cargo is geared primarily toward public schools, private schools located along state highways are also welcome to contact TxDOT for traffic planning assistance.
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Title Annotation:Texas Department of Transportation
Publication:Public Roads
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U7TX
Date:Nov 1, 1999
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