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Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Original post made on Feb 7, 2013

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday morning marking the conversion of 30 parking lot spaces long reserved for seniors into a carpool parking area.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 10:05 PM

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Posted by Mr Soccer
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Feb 7, 2013 at 11:11 am

It's great to see that they are THINKING about saving cars on the road and fuel Bla Bla Bla. Who is going to monitor this and are they checking to see that who is driving has their year of experience completed? You know everyone follows that rule!! We have had to be very tuff with our kids about this and we hold true to the law on this. It is very important to get them to develop good driving habits with out the influence from other kids in the car. I would bet that this will not be adhered too or checked as part of this feel good, do good for our air pollution. If everyone cares so much about the air pollution the should make the kids ride the bus. Now that's a car pool worth supporting.


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Posted by Ben Johansen
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Wow, they indoctrinate the kids early nowadays, don't they. What's the "fine" for parking there if you're not carpooling? I agree with the post above...'feel good, do good'...But let's call it what it really is; Social Engineering. What's next, super premium parking for electric vehicles with 'free' plug-in recharging?


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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

The bus is great...drops my son right in front of the school and allows us to avoid the traffic congestion every morning and afternoon on Foothill Rd. He gets home before most people in their Pruises......