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Keeping Sidewalks Free of Obstructions

Blocking sidewalks can cause a safety issue for people walking on sidewalks including those who have mobility issues, families with small children, and children that utilize the sidewalks to and from school. By keeping vehicles off of sidewalks we can make the community a more walkable and safe place for everyone to travel.

Over the coming weeks, and lasting through November 1, Jersey Village Police Department will be placing courtesy reminders on vehicles that are parked across side walks, reminding owners not to park vehicles on the sidewalk. Here's a sample:

sample courtesy warning
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The Texas Transportation Code prohibits vehicles from being parked on a sidewalk. We're asking all residents to help create a safe and walkable sidewalk system by not parking vehicles on the sidewalk.