Cleveland City Completes Safety Improvements At Bus Stop

Thursday, October 11, 2018
The city of Cleveland’s Public Works Department has upgraded a bus stop at the intersection 13th and Wilson Street in response to concerned families involved in the Blythe Oldfield Community Association. 
 
"I really appreciated BOCA bringing this to the City's attention during a neighborhood meeting.  This was just the right idea to not only improve the bus stop but the unique intersection configuration,” said Councilman Bill Estes.
 
"We are grateful to the City of Cleveland for the partnership we have on many levels.  This particular project allows our students a safer location to catch the bus each day.  Our school safety needs is of upmost importance to our community.  Thank you to our Mayor, City Council, and city staff for their continued support of Cleveland City Schools," said Dr.
Russell Dyer, Director of Schools
 
"We are striving every day to protect our students and keep them safe,” said Dawn Robinson, Cleveland City School Board Chairman. “This bus stop is one example of city government and school personnel working together for our youngest citizens. Thank you to all involved in this project."
 
"Cleveland City School Children using this bus stop, will have a safer spot to wait for the bus," officials said.

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Cleveland State Students Participate In TISL


For over 20 years, Belvoir Christian Academy has collected donations of new and gently-used toys and games for the Northside Neighborhood House in Chattanooga. The gifts will be distributed to ... (click for more)

Chattanooga’s first InVenture Day for inner city tweens will be held on Saturday. InVenture Day is a one-day experiential program designed to stimulate entrepreneurial thinking and innovation. ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Community College had five members of its Student Senate participate in the 49 th General Assembly of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) held at the state ... (click for more)


Student Scene

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Breaking News

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Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Best Breakfast Ever

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