Friday, February 22 2013 @ 06:27 PM UTC
Contributed by: Don Winner
Macre said the change this year will be the Southern Corridor, where will the presence and implementation of the electronic payment cards has been effective, but traffic congestion occurs once you pass this area.
He said traffic control officers will also be assigned to the areas near the schools to safeguard the passage of pedestrians.
They will be joined by the administrative staff who will come to work at 5:00 am and will be supporting from 5:30 am until 7:30 am, and then again from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm, said Macre on the Telemetro Report news program.
They will also continue with operations to change the direction of the flow of traffic on Via Israel, near the Don Bosco school, until Calle 53, in Hossana and in the Via Santa Elena.
Small School Buses Will Be Inspected - The Director of the Land Transport Authority, Ventura Vega, said starting on Monday they will start to inspect the small school buses that are used by the different schools, which will be given a sticker that will identify them as being fit to provide the service.
They will check to make sure that the buses have a fire extinguisher, radio (only what comes installed in the car), tinted windows must be type 2, tires will be checked, and the buses must be painted yellow.
As for the special student cards for the Metro Bus, a census was conducted, and they will be given to those students who have a need. (Panama America)
Editor's Comment: It's always a massive gaggle on Monday morning, the first day of the new school year. I will be working from home until well into the mid morning, to avoid the pain.