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Lexington Walking Map
Lexington Walking Map
Kelso School District Shares Lexington Transportation Management Plan (Photo) - 10/16/20

As construction on the new Lexington Elementary school draws closer to completion, Kelso School District would like to share the Transportation Management Plan (TMP) with the surrounding school community and provide an opportunity for questions and comments through an informative online experience and a virtual open house.

Beginning October 19, community and staff members will be able to access the informative online experience that includes images, videos, and questions for Lexington area families to help inform and refine the plan. The seven major elements of the plan describe:

  1. Transportation Options
  2. Guidelines for Walking and Biking to and From School
  3. Guidelines for Taking the School Bus
  4. Guidelines for Arriving or Leaving in Cars
  5. Guidelines for Special Events on Campus
  6. Guidelines for Employee Parking
  7. Communications

“This online experience is intended to foster awareness and provide specific guidance to the Lexington school community with a focus on safety, reducing traffic congestion, and minimizing parking issues that could affect the surrounding neighborhood,” said Scott Westlund, chief financial and operations officer for the district.

The experience can be accessed at bit.ly/lex-tmp from October 19 through November 8 and, depending on responses, is anticipated to take 10 to 25 minutes. 

The district is also holding a virtual open house on November 5 at 6:00 pm to share the information. The open house can be attended via Zoom with this link: bit.ly/lex-nov5. There will be a Q&A following the presentation.

“As we prepare to open Lexington Elementary School next fall, we are committed to working in partnership with the school community to ensure safe trips to and from school every day. Together, we can ensure safety, minimize congestion, and create a neighborly environment for everyone in the school community,” said Mary Beth Tack, superintendent.

Several options are available to the school community as they choose how to travel to and from the school every day.

Attached Media Files: Lexington Walking Map
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