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Farmington Volunteers Conduct Safe Routes Walking Audit

Farmington A "walking audit" is a basic step in identifying barriers to safe walking or bicycling to school. Here, Cyndi Paulin explains the process to R.A. Crone, a Farmington police officer, Sally Edwards and Matthew Hartford. Paulin is the director of the Farmington Community Preservation Guild and an organizer of the local SRTS task force. Farmington Officer Crone takes a photograph of a badly deteriorted section of sidewalk in a residential neighborhood near the schools.
farmington Volunteers Michael Fontaine, Hartford, and Tina Hagemike record information about problems along the Tiger Trail, the recommended walking route to the school complex. It's named after the mascot of the Farmington schools. farmington Overgrown bushes are a common problem along sidewalks across the country. Note the orange tiger footprint painted on the pavement, marking a section of Farmington's Tiger Trail.
Farmington Officer Crone checks in with Jacob Beaton along what is left of a a stretch of sidewalk, where the years have taken a toll. Farmington SRTS organizer Paulin collects information from Miranda Snow and William Hartford after they complete their walking routes during the audit.




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