Share your opinions on traffic issues surrounding the transportation of pupils to school by coach in St Albans

Residents are being asked to share issues they have faced with coaches travelling to and from schools in St Albans district.

A group of councillors from St Albans District Council is to look into traffic issues surrounding the transportation of pupils to school by coach.

The Local Services Scrutiny Committee set up a Schools and Coaches Task and Finish Group will look into this topic following concerns raised by residents and councillors.

Councillor Chris White, chair of the local services scrutiny committee said: “Some residents and councillors are concerned about traffic congestion caused by coaches transporting children to school.

“The Committee felt that this is a complex topic with many issues to consider. It has set up a sub-group to explore the matter in detail with the aim of coming up with possible solutions.”

Councillor Roma Mills, the chair of the task and finish group, added: “The Task and Finish Group wants to give residents an opportunity to air their views about traffic issues caused by pupils being transported to school by coach.

"In particular, we are interested to hear about situations where traffic issues involving school coaches have been resolved.”

Send your comments to Catherine Comfort, Scrutiny Support Officer at or to the Task and Finish Group Chair at . Alternatively call the Scrutiny Support Officer on 01727 819529.

The deadline for all comments is January 15.


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