City of Winnipeg gives green light to school speed zone project

The City of Winnipeg is moving forward on a motion to help make drivers more aware of school speed zones.Wednesday’s city council meeting saw members discuss whether to accept a gift from Expert Electric.READ MORE: Winnipeg councillor throwing support behind free lights-in-school-zones ideaThe electric company offered to donate flashing solar-paneled amber lights to be installed at school speed zone signs.The company offered to be responsible for the maintenance of the lights for a minimum of ten years.Council members voted in favour to accept the gift, however, the contract terms wouldn’t be presented until a Sept. 30 meeting, before the lights would be installed.
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