Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Walking to schools

What percentage of students, teachers and others walk or bike, as opposed to drive, to Scroggs and Culbreth schools? In our increasingly obese world, this would be a nice statistic to know and to improve the walking numbers are not impressive.....and if they are impressive, keep them that way!

Radar "gun" for Southern Village

Cars often seem to drive around Southern Village at speeds well above 25 MPH. Wouldn't it be helpful to know for sure so that the police can be notified of chronic offenders? It's hard to estimate car speed from the sidewalk, but I just discovered that the hand-held radar "guns" are not all that expensive. Here is just one for example.