5 On Your Side: Bus stop added to rural Edinburg neighborhood after parents express concerns

3 months 1 week 3 days ago Friday, August 19 2022 Aug 19, 2022 August 19, 2022 7:30 PM August 19, 2022 in News - 5 On Your Side

The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District took action after several parents contacted Channel 5 News over the need for a bus stop in their neighborhood.

As previously reported, parents living at Visha Street in rural Edinburg said their children had to walk through a dark road and many stray dogs to attend Carmen Avila Elementary School.

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On Friday, a bus stop was implemented in the neighborhood.

“I'm feeling super happy, the kids were so excited to get on the bus," Kimberley Rangel said. “I am very grateful that they kept their word and got the kids a bus, which is nothing more than what we wanted - just a bus to pick them up."

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