Some improvements could be on the way for the southern part of 4th avenue.

While it's not yet approved, city council is so far unanimously behind the decision to install 14 streetlamps along the route heading toward the Woodlawn Regional Park.

Councillor Shelly Veroba explained why this is important.

"Right now, anyone walking back there, especially at night, has no way to see anything. It's very, very dark."

"Children trying to catch the school bus in the morning have a hard time because there is no sidewalk either. You not only can't see, you're also battling the streets, and it's worse if it's snowing or icy," she expressed.

She added that sometimes the only means of transportation for some of the children is walking.

"If we extend it all the way down to the Doug Third Hall, that would be even better, because we have a walking path down there that the city has installed. Nobody can use it right now in the dark, because you can't find it."

"These lights would be an excellent safety feature down there," she concluded.  

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